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Dubuque Wahlert wins, 3-0, over Iowa City West

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy were swept, 3-0, Tuesday, Sept. 13, at home by the Golden Eagles of Dubuque Wahlert in varsity volleyball action. West dropped the first set, 14-25, and though they narrowed the gap in the second and third sets, Wahlert prevailed, 25-19 and 25-21.
Emma Norris led the West offense with a dozen kills, Maddie Fay made 28 assists and Madi Ford had 22 digs. Defensively, Emily Halverson and Fay posted one block assist each.
Mackenzie May led the Golden Eagles with 21 kills.
The loss dropped West to a 13-8 record but remained in the 11th spot of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s weekly rankings of Class 5A teams.
West High competes in Dubuque Hempstead’s tourney on Saturday, Sept. 24, starting at 9 a.m. and travels to Cedar Rapids Jefferson on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Women of Troy return home on Tuesday, Oct. 4, for a 7 p.m. match against Waterloo East.

KILLS: E. Norris 12,A. Tauchen 8, C. Greene 8, E. Halverson 7,
ASSISTS: M. Fay 28, A. Sowers 2, M. Ford 2, Tauchen 1, Norris 1.
ACE SERVES: Ford 1.
DIGS: Ford 22, G. Delsing 10, G. Klemme 6, Tauchen 4, C. Miller 4, Norris 4, K. Lang 4, Sowers 2, Fay 2, Halverson 1.
BLOCK ASSISTS: Halverson 1, Fay 1.