Dawn Joy | The Miller Press
The Lady Rustlers took the court for the championship match at their home tournament. Kristen Peterka prepares to spike the ball against the Warner Monarchs. Warner went on to win the championship in two games, 25-19 and 25-17.
Miller places second in volleyball home tourney
Miller fell in two straight games to Warner 19-25,17-25. Jamie Mentzer and Kristen Peterka were named to the all tourney team.
Match 1: Miller vs. Mobridge Pollock 25-14, 25-22
Miller took two straight from the Tigers. Team scoring was at 90% led by Kristen Peterka with 7 points and 4 aces. Christina Koeck was 15/15 for 12 points, Macee Fanning was 4/4 with one point and Jamie Mentzer 5/7 for 2 points and one ace.
The team has a total of 33 kills and one block by Peterka 30/31 with 13 kills. Fanning and Koeck were 100% for 13/13 and 6/6 respectively.
Total team assists were 30 with 22 from Denae Schlechter 62/62, and Koeck with 8/8 one assist.
Team passing was led by Peterka and Mentzer with 11 digs each, Fanning had 10 and Koeck had 8.
Match 2: Miller vs Highmore/Harrold 25-17, 25-18
The team scoring was at 94% with four aces. Miller’s scorers were on fire with three at 100%, Mentzer 17/17, Koeck 5/5 and Fanning 5/5 at 100% and Peterka 9/10 with 90%.
Attacking for the Rustlers was at 93%. With 27 kills and one block by Mentzer.
Schlechter led the assists with 25 (67/68) with Mentzer going 5/6.
Team passing was at 93% with 35 digs led by Koeck with 8 and Kristi Steptoe with seven.
Match 3: Miller vs. Warner 19-25,17-25
Miller struggled against the height of Warner, keeping the scoring to just 79%. Scoring was led by Schlechter with 6/6 with three points Koeck 7/8.
Attack was better for the Rustlers with 96% and 14 kills. Peterka led the kills with seven. Schlechter also struggled getting just 12 assists in the championship match.
Team passing was 84% led by Koeck with 11 digs and Mentzer with nine.