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Verndale volleyers win two straight

Photo by Brian Hansel Verndale's Krista Dailey (14) catches Hillcrest's Laura Tungseth (14) flat-footed as she bats the ball over the net Tuesday evening in Verndale. Also defending on the play is Alicia Wolderich (9).

Teresa Moenkedick came up with 13 digs and seven kills and Sarah Moenkedick passed out 12 assists Tuesday as the Verndale Pirates won their second straight by topping Hillcrest 25-17, 25-15, 25-14 in Verndale.

Jordanna Schluttner played a solid game with nine digs, six kills and three blocks. Jordyn Glenz was steady on defense with eight digs and two blocks.

The Pirates will host Eagle Valley Monday and go on the road Thursday to face a stronger Henning team before traveling to Ulen-Hitterdal Saturday for tournament action.

Verndale 25-25-25,

Hillcrest 17-15-14

Teresa Moenkedick 13 digs, 7 kills, 2 aces

Jordanna Schluttner 9 digs, 6 kills, 3 blocks

Jordyn Glenz 8 digs, 2 blocks

Elyssa Kern 3 aces, 6 sets, 3 digs

Sarah Moenkedick 3 aces, 12 assists, 4 digs

Miranda Dougerty 5 kills

Krista Dailey 2 sets, 2 digs, 2 blocks

Jessica Wright 3 digs

Verndale 3, Menahga 0

Teresa Moenkedick came up with 14 kills and Jordanna Schluttner blocked 11 shots as the Pirates notched their first volleyball win of the season against Park Region foe Menahga.

The Pirates played a very strong match against the Braves winning all three of their games by eight points or more.

Sarah Moenkedick had 15 assists and joined with Teresa Moenkedick, Jessica Wright and Jordyn Glenz in recording 24 digs.

Miranda Dougherty backed up Moenkedick's big kill night with eight of her own. Krista Dailey backed up Schluttner with eight blocks.

Verndale 25-25-25,

Menahga 9-17-14

Teresa Moenkedick 14 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs

Sarah Moenkedick 1 ace, 15 set assists, 1 block, 9 digs,

Jordyn Glenz 4 kills, 3 blocks, 8 digs

Elyssa Kern 3 aces, 7 set assists

Jordanna Schluttner 5 kills, 2 aces, 1 set assist, 11 blocks, 2 digs

Krista Dailey 3 set assists, 8 blocks, 1 dig

Miranda Dougherty 8 kills, 2 digs

Miranda Miller 1 dig

Jessica Wright 9 digs