The Nokomis Lady Redskins traveled to Raymond to begin regionals this past Monday, Oct. 22, with their first game against Pawnee.
In the first game, the Lady Redskins fell into a hole seven points deep, but it didn’t take long to dig out and pull ahead.
From that point, the Lady Redskins and the Lady Indians went point for point. Unfortunately, it would be Pawnee to win the first game, 25-21.
In the second game, the Lady Redskins pulled ahead immediately, but it soon went back to point for point. The Lady Indians saw an opportunity around point 12 to take the win and they took it. Pawnee won 25-12 to end Nokomis' season.
Highlights from the game included Ellee Waterman with six points, Jade Jett with four kills, Presley Lamb with five assists, and Kristen Stauder with ten digs.
The Lady Redskins’ final record was 3-27 for the 2018 season. They will lose just two players to graduation, Maddie Sowarsh and Emily Chumley and hope to return to their winning ways in 2019.
October 22 at Raymond
Class 1A Lincolnwood Regional
Pawnee 25 25
Nokomis 21 12
Service Points: Ellee Waterman 6, Kristen Stauder 4, Maddie Sowarsh 2, Presley Lamb 2. Aces: Maddie Sowarsh 1, Kristen Stauder 1, Presley Lamb 1, Elle Waterman 1. Kills: Jade Jett 4, Mia Fesser 3, Maddie Sowarsh 1, Kristen Stauder 1. Assists: Presley Lamb 5, Mia Fesser 2. Blocks: Ellee Waterman 4, Maddie Sowarsh 3, Kristen Stauder 1, Presley Lamb 1, Mia Fesser 1. Digs: Kristen Stauder 10, Sophia Keller 7, Maddie Sowarsh 6, Presley Lamb 5, Jade Jett 4, Delaney Keiser 2.
Service Points: Makenna Byers 12, Jessica Roberts 8, Lexi Blanton 5, Carson Jarrett 4. Aces: Makenna Byers 1. Kills: Avery Kern 5, Makenna Byers 5, Sydney Condon 3, Haleigh Meier 3. Assists: Lexi Blanton 7, Jessica Roberts 5. Blocks: Haleigh Meier 3, Paige Langheim 2, Avery Kern 2. Digs: Hailey Rappe 3.
Records: Nokomis (3-27), Pawnee (14-17).
Lady Redskins End Regular Season At Pawnee
The Nokomis Lady Redskins traveled to Pawnee on Saturday, Oct. 20, to play in the Pawnee Invitational. The Lady Redskins were placed in Pool B with Macon Meridian, Lincolnwood and Auburn.
The first game of the day was against Macon Meridian. The Lady Skins had a bit of a struggle at first, but would soon climb out of the hole they created thanks to great serves from Delaney Keiser. It would not be enough though as the Lady Redskins took the first loss 25-19.
In the next game, the momentum moved with the Lady Redskins as many good plays were made. One of those plays included a great block from Ellee Waterman. Once again though, the Lady Redskins would come up short and lost 25-19.
Highlights from the game included Delaney Keiser with ten points, Presley Lamb with seven assists, Maddie Sowarsh with four blocks, Jade Jett with four kills and Mia Fesser with six digs.
The next game of the day was against Lincolnwood. The Lady Redskins came out again with a bang. The Lady Lancers and the Lady Redskins both put up good competition, but the Lady Lancers would come out on top winning 25-21.
In the next game, the Lady Lancers took a good lead and the Lady Skins couldn’t keep up. The Lady Lancers came out with a 25-14 win.
Highlights from the game included Presley Lamb with four points, Mia Fesser with six assists, Maddie Sowarsh with six kills and Sophia Keller with five digs.
The final game of pool play was against Auburn. The Lady Redskins started out behind. They would begin to come back with good play at the net, but Auburn took the upper hand and won 25-18.
In the second game, Auburn had the lead right off the bat. The Lady Skins attempted to fight back, but the effort would not be enough. The Skins lost 25-13.
Highlights from the game included Kristen Stauder with seven points, Presley Lamb with five assists, and Maddie Sowarsh with five digs.
After three games of pool play, the Lady Redskins began bracket play. The first game of bracket play was against the Lady Indians of Pawnee.
The first game started out a bit slow as the Lady Redskins couldn’t quite keep their footing against the Lady Indians. When the Lady Skins began to fight back, it was too late. Nokomis lost the first game 25-11.
In the next game, the Lady Redskins started out with more momentum. Jade Jett contributed to the momentum by having many good hits and Kristen Stauder added by having great serves. The momentum would not be enough as the Lady Skins lost 25-10.
Highlights from the game included Karlie Wanger with five assists, Jade Jett with three kills, and Delaney Keiser with four digs.
The final game of the day was another match against Macon Meridian. The first game started out with a bang as the Lady Redskins played the Lady Hawks better than before. The Hawks would take the upper hand in the end, winning 25-23.
The second game started out the same way, but the momentum began to wear off and the Lady Hawks took advantage of it. The Lady Redskins lost again 25-20.
Highlights from the game included Presley Lamb with six points and six assists, Maddie Sowarsh with eight kills, and Kristen Stauder with six digs.
The loss ended the regular season for the Lady Redskins with a record of 3-26.