Cats come out on top in battle with Wynot

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WYNOT — The Hartington Lady Wildcats jumped out to an early lead then hung on for a 25-23 first-set win over Wynot here last week.
The two squads again traded points in the second set before the Lady Blue Devils were able to turn the tables with a 25-23 win of their own. It was once again Hartington’s turn in the third set, as Hartington won the third set 25-17.
Wynot refused to let down, though, as they forced a fifth set with a 25-17 fourth-set decision.
Coach Leigh Haselhorst put the Lady Devils away  with a  15-9 win in the fifth set.
Shelby Hochstein paced the Hartington squad at the net, slamming down 11 kills. She also kept the Wynot offense off balance with six ace serves.
Hartington Public 25 23 25 17 15
Wynot 23 25 17 25 9
KILLS
Hartington Public – Shelby Hochstein, 11; Sam Huss, 7; Camie Stratman, 6; Savannah Scoville, 5; Ryley Eickhoff, 3; Abby Lammers, 2.
SET ASSISTS
Hartington Public – Abby Lammers, 24; Shelby Hochstein, 1.
ACE SERVES
Hartington Public – Shelby Hochstein, 6; Ryley Eickhoff, 1; Camie Stratman, 1; Abby Lammers, 1.
BLOCKS
Hartington Public – Ryley Eickhoff, 3; Sam Huss, 3.
DIGS
Hartington Public – Abby Lammers, 24; Savannah Scoville, 20; Shelby Hochstein, 13; Addison Peitz, 9; Camie Stratman, 9; Sophie Noecker, 7; Sam Huss, 3; Ryley Eickhoff, 2.