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O"il 1 9 IEZ'FI,,e , 'I"IL'I Thursday, October 6, 2011 ball MN .... ~i%ii~ C-team volleyball ByKirn Pelzer, coach ment. It took three sets, but the JV volleyball Kimball's C-team competed Cubs pulled out a dramatic victory in an eight-team volleyball tour- with scores of: 25-23, 24-26 and continues success nament in Maple Lake Saturday, 15-9. This win fueled their corn- Oct. 1. The tournament began petitiveness going into the Con- over Royals and with pool play in two divisions, solation round against Howard The Black Division included teams Lake-Waverly. H uskers from: Eden Valley-Watkins, How- The young Cubs were not ard Lake-Waverly, Maple Lake and ending the day with a loss, and By Amy Notch, coach Zimmerman. The Green Division it showed in the match as they The junior varsity volleyball had teams from: Kimball, Litch- jumped out to an 11-3 lead. Unfor- team posted wins against Royal- field, Annandale, and St. Cloud tunately, the Lakers fought back ton and Holdingford during the Apollo. In pool play, the Cubs and came within 1 at 17-16, but the past week, pushing their record to started the day against Annan- Cubs got the ball back and added 10-1 overall, 4-0inthe conference. dale whom they had seen earlier in four more points to the rally point, Monday, Sept. 26, the Cubs tray- the season and lost, however, this and led 22-16. The Lakers added eled to Royalton to face the Royals. time around, it was a closer match, only two more points before the The Cubs controlled the tempo of but the Cubs lost again 22-25 and Cubs ended set one by a score of the match from beginning to end, 22-25. 25-28. Set two also began with winning 25-14 and 25-19. Our next match was against a the Cubs leading 11-3, and they Thursday, Sept. 29, the Cubs tough Apollo team. In the first set, held the lead for quite a while faced the Huskers of Holdingford the Cubs almost came away with until the Lakers tied it at 17-17, At at home, the first home match a victory, only to lose 19-25. They this point the score went back and since Sept. 8. The Cubs and Husk- weren't able to recover, especially forth between both teams, until ers played aright match in set one. after a one-hour break between the Cubs jumped ahead at 24-19 Despite service errors and net this match and their first one, and and needed only ONE point, play, calls, the Cubs were able to prevail, lost 9-25. pass, set and attack to win which 31-29. In set two, the Cubs dom- inated by eliminating unforced It came down to the final match they did. Set two ended at 25-21 in pool play and the Cubs needed and Kimball took the Consolation errors. Final score of set two was a win to go into the Consolation Championship in the tournament, 25-11. Championship against Litchfield. went home with 2 wins and felt The Cubs were ready and were good about the day. The Cubs are hungry for a win in the tourna- now5-7 overall. Go CUBS!I! \ o A V A V Today's low interest rates make it an attractive time to purchase that new home you've been dreaming about. Whether you're buying your first home, or moving to a bigger home, see us for your home loan. Our experienced loan officers will help determine which type of home loan will best fit your needs. And, because we're a local independent bank, we're able to provide a fast response to your loan request. STATE P.O. BOX 70 KIMBALL, MINNESOTA 55353 (320) 398-3500 www.=tatebankofkimball.oom KAHS senior Steph Konz tips the ball for a point against the Holdingford Huskers Thursday night, Sept. 29. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Member FDIC