Rustlers place third at Pheasant Classic

Posted October 2, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Miller Rustler volleyball team brought home the third-place honors from the Redfield Pheasant Classic, held Saturday, Sept. 29.

In the first match, the Rustlers came up against Leola Fredrick taking the 2-0 victory. Jansen Hunter led the attack with 10 kills. Jamie Mentzer led the Rustlers defensively with 16 digs.

In the second match of the day, the Rustlers defeated Stanley County 2-0. Jansen Hunter again led the attack with seven kills. Jamie Mentzer, Kristen Peterka and Hunter each had six digs for the Rustlers.

In the third match, the Rustlers fell to Summit 0-2. Kristen Peterka led the attack for the Rustlers with six kills. Denae Schlechter had nine assists and Kristen Peterka had 10 digs to lead the Rustlers.

In the third-place match, the Rustlers defeated Faulkton 2-0. Denae Schlechter had three aces and nine assists to lead the way. Jamie Mentzer had seven kills to lead the attack. Kristen Peterka had ten digs to lead defensively for the Rustlers.

Jamie Mentzer and Kristen Peterka were given all-tournament honors for their efforts.