WILLIAMSBURG– It took four sets to settle the matter, but in the end the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers varsity volleyball team reigned over the Williamsburg Raiders on the road Tuesday, Sept. 24. The Clippers took the 3-1 win improving their record to 7-4-0. CCA took the first set 25-17, dropped the second set 25-17 and prevailed in the next two games 25-23 and 25-16.
“As a coaching staff, we were very happy with the fact that we felt we played with a very determined attitude, and did a very nice job of executing the game plan,” said coach Brian Bronzynski. “Our blocking continues to improve as does our serve receive offense.”
Hanna Stokes led the Clipper armada with nine kills, Alyssa Weldon had eight, Natalie Brimeyer made six and Ashley Prusha had five. Also registering kills were Corrine Schwarting with three and Mallory Allen with two. Lexi Kinnaird went a perfect 17-17 in serves with a pair of aces, McKenzie Fuller had a perfect 16-16 with one ace while Lauren Stopko and Weldon both went 15-17 with three aces each. Defensively Brimeyer had eight blocks, Prusha made six.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union had CCA as the 14th team in their Class 4A rankings released Thursday, Sept. 26, holding their position from the previous week. Harlan remained as the top-ranked team with Solon in at No. 2.
The Clippers will travel to Cedar Rapids Prairie for the Starcevich Invitational tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5, and then hit the road on Tuesday, Oct. 8, for a meeting with Benton Community in Van Horne. Vinton-Shellsburg travels to CCA on Thursday, Oct. 10, for the final regular season match before WaMaC tournament action.