HARTINGTON — The Wynot Lady Blue Devils earned top honors in this weekend’s Hartington Tournament.
Wynot improved to 17-3 with the wins and was able to avenge an early season loss to Winside along the way.
Coach Tammy Wieseler said the Lady Devils are really hitting their stride right now.
“I am really proud of the way my team is playing right now. They are being aggressive and offensively smart,” she said. “Our defense is trusting one another and making great plays. It is always a good match when we play Winside. They have a great team.”
The Wynot defense was led in the contest by Bailey Kuchta’s 18 digs and Maggie Schulte’s six blocks.
Wynot 25 25 25
Winside 12 27 18
Wynot – Bailey Kuchta, 7; Maggie Schulte, 7; Samantha Wieseler, 5; Erica Burbach, 3.
Wynot – Shelby Wieseler, 18; Erica Burbach, 14.
Wynot – Shelby Wieseler, 24.
Wynot – Erica Burbach, 3; Shelby Wieseler, 2; Kattie Savoy, 1.
Wynot – Maggie Schulte, 6; Erica Burbach, 3; Bailey Kuchta, 2; Samantha Wieseler, 2.
The Lady Devils defeated Hartington in two sets, 25-15 and 26-24, in the tourney.
Maggie Schulte was the big gun for Wynot with eight kills. She was set up by Shelby Wieseler’s 18 set assists.
The Wynot defense was led by Bailey Kuchta and Kattie Savoy, who both went down for nine digs.
“We came out the first set and played very aggressive and strong,” Coach Tammy Wieseler said. “Our blocking was good by our middles. The second set was a close match. We started to watch the game in the middle of the set instead of playing the game. Our serving got us through the second set.”
Wynot 25 26
Hartington 15 24
Wynot – Maggie Schulte, 8; Samantha Wieseler, 5; Ashley Heine, 2.
Wynot – Kattie Savoy, 9; Bailey Kuchta, 9.
Wynot – Shelby Wieseler, 18; Erica Burbach, 1.
Wynot – Bailey Kuchta, 3; Kattie Savoy, 2; Haley Gowery, 2.
Wynot – Maggie Schulte, 1; Samantha Wieseler, 1; Ashley Heine, 1; Bailey Kuchta, 1.
The Lady Devils defeated Wausa in three sets in Conference action last Thursday.
“The girls were ready to play tonight. They came out and worked together as a team. Our blocking was right on. Our serve receive allowed us to run the offense without a lot of trouble,” Coach Wieseler said.
Wynot also won the JV Match: 21-8, 21-12 and the C-Team Match: 21-10.
Wynot 25 25 25
Wausa 4 14 14
Wynot – Maggie Schulte, 7; Shelby Hochstein, 5; Bailey Kuchta, 5; Erica Burbach, 3.
Wynot – Haley Gowery, 11; Kattie Savoy, 8.
Wynot – Shelby Wieseler, 20; Erica Burbach, 12.
Wynot – Kattie Savoy, 5; Haley Gowery, 3; Kelsie Higgins, 2.
Wynot – Maggie Schulte, 4; Bailey Kuchta, 2; Ashley Heine, 2.