Area volleyball roundup from Thursday evening

After going 2-2 at the Pine Island Invitational last Saturday, the Grand Meadow Superlarks volleyball team returned to action Thursday night in Spring Valley versus Kingsland in the Southeast Conference, and it was the Larks coming away with a 3-0 sweep for their third win in a row 25-10, 25-19 and 25-19.

Gracie Foster led the Larks in ace serves with five, while Lexy Foster added three, Haylie Paul served up a pair of aces, and Lauren Queensland and Rylie Schaufler added one apiece.  Foster led Grand Meadow in kills for the match with 11, while Queensland added seven, Haylie Paul put down six, Gracie Foster added five and Schaufler and Kendall Jack each chipped in a pair of kills each, while Schaufler led the Larks in set assists with 27, and Cheyenne Bakken led the squad in digs with 13.

With the sweep, Grand Meadow is now 1-1 in the Southeast Conference and 3-3 overall on the season.  The Superlarks are back in action next Tuesday for their home opener versus Southland, with the varsity action scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m.

In Glenville, a young Lyle/Pacelli Athletics volleyball squad was looking to get on the winning track versus the Wolverines of Glenville/Emmons in the Southeast Conference, and it was the Wolverines coming away with a 3-0 victory by scores of 25-13, 25-15 and 25-23.

Senior outside hitter Avari Drennan led the Athletics offensively with six kills, plus she added one set assist, three ace serves and four digs, 8th grade setter Autumn Drennan led LP in set assists with 10, and in ace serves with four, plus she also chipped in three digs defensively and three kills, freshman outside hitter Audrey Wilde tallied three kills and three digs, junior middle hitter Morgan Klankowski also tallied three kills, 8th grade right-side hitter Jada Leif put up a stat line of one kill, one set assist, one ace serve and four digs, senior left-side hitter Kate Rauen led LP in digs with five, 8th grader Carleigh Rymer and 7th grader Jacey Bednar, both defensive specialists both came up with two digs defensively, and 7th grade outside hitter Marlie Klankowski tallied one ace serve and one dig.

With the loss, the Athletics are now 0-2 in the Southeast Conference and 0-5 overall on the season, and Lyle/Pacelli returns to action next Tuesday in Lyle for their home opener against LeRoy/Ostrander, with the varsity action scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m. that evening.