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Creek Girls sweep the Bobcats, 3-0

Clubb leads CCA past Benton Community with 11 kills in WaMaC West win
Hailey Pollock makes one of her eight kills Tuesday, Sept. 8, at home, against Benton Community. The Clippers sank the Bobcats, 3-0, to improve to 5-1 on the season.

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity volleyball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of the visiting Benton Community Bobcats Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Tiffin.
The Clippers held off the Bobcats for a 25-17 first-set win, overpowered them, 25-15, in the second, and dominated, 25-12, in the third. Junior Calia Clubb led the Creek Girls with 11 kills, while freshman Bliss Beck produced nine and senior Hailey Pollock made eight.
With the win, the Clippers moved atop the WaMaC West standings with Independence and Vinton-Shellsburg (1-0 in conference play) sharing second place in the conference. The Creek Girls also moved up two spots in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s weekly volleyball rankings, released on Thursday, Sept. 10. CCA was ranked at No. 7 in Class 4A, up from No. 9 the previous week.

CCA vs. Benton Community
Kills– Calia Clubb 11, Bliss Beck 9, Hailey Pollock 8, Morgan Helle 2, Morgan Etscheidt 2, Lauren Riggle 1, Grace Bedford 1, Emily Sly 1.
Assists– Kenadi Wood 16, Grace Bedford 15, Pollock 6, Meg Berkland 1.
Ace serves– Berkland 5, Clubb 3, Pollock 3, Grace Bedford 2, Wood 1.
Solo blocks— Pollock 1, Beck 1.
Block assists— Etscheidt 2, Beck 2, Helle 1, Pollock 1.
Digs— Riggle 16, Berkland 11, Grace Bedford 5, Wood 5, Pollock 4, Etscheidt 4, Gabrielle Bedford 1, Helle 1.

WaMaC West Standings
Team Conference Overall
Clear Creek Amana 2-0 5-1
Independence 1-0 5-2
Vinton-Shellsburg 1-0 6-6
Williamsburg 0-1 6-8
South Tama 0-1 5-7
Center Point-Urbana 0-0 2-4
Benton Community 0-2 3-7