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Pa00e 10 Sports N Leisure 0000ursaa, October 14,2010 ................, MN l'z EV-W wins over Cubs By Tabitha Mortenson, Coach Eden Valley-Watkins wins Kimball Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday, Oct. 9, the Kimball Cubs varsity volleyball team went 1-2 for the day in a round robin tournament with Holdingford, Eden Valley-Watkins, and Roy- alton. Coming out with tons of energy and maintaining that high energy throughout the tourna- ment, Eden Valley-Watkins went 3-0 in the tournament to win it. The Cubs played Holdingford first. Kimball started strong, win- ning the first set 25-21 but strug- gled to maintain their energy and lost the second set 23-25. The tie- breaker went to Holdingford 15-10. Next, the Cubs met Eden Val- ley-Watkins. The Eagles were look- ing for revenge after the Cubs win over them last Thursday night. The Cubs matched the Eagles' energy with aggressive serv- ing and aggressive net play win- ning the first set 25-18. The Cubs started off strong with a 9-2 lead at one point in the second set, but unforced errors and frustration set in. The Eagles came back and won 25-18. Keeping the momentum and energy, the Eagles took the tie- breaker with a score of 15-10. Finally, the Cubs played Royal- ton. Kimball played Royalton ear- lier in the season and lost to them, but the Cubs avenged their loss with total confidence and aggres- sive play. Aggressive serving and swinging earned the Cubs a 2-0 win against the Royals. Set scores were 29-27 and 25-13. Tournament highlights included Rachel Arnold with 50 set assists, 16 digs, and six ace serves. Heidi Lochen with 25 digs, Steph Konz with 25 kills, and Bre- ane Meierhofer with 14 kills. The Cubs are away this week on Tues- day, Oct. 12, at Lester Prairie and Thursday, Oct 14, at Howard Lake- Waverly-Winsted. Maintenance work on Wobegon Trail Repair work will be happening on the Lake Wobegon Trail over the next couple of weeks. Crack filling on the paved path will be taking place starting Tues- day, Oct. 12, and will continue through Friday, Oct. 22. Comple- tion of the project is contingent upon the weather. Crews will be doing the work from Albany to Freeport and from Avon to St. Joseph. The public is advised to avoid " these areas of the Lake Wobegon Trail during this time. They are encouraged to use other segments of the trail throughout this period. EV-W-K cross country By Terry Nelson The EV-W-K cross country team competed in the Lltchfield Invita- tional meet Thursday, Oct. 7. The girls' varsity placed sev- enth in a tough field of 12 teams. The individual finishers were: Molly Hesse 17th-17:12, Raelyn Callander 28th--17:3Z Renee Berg 42nd-18:19, Brooke Winter 46th 18:28, DenzelAtherson 60th-19:05, Samantha Stuve 67th-19:29 and Lauren Libbesmeier 68th-19:33. In the boys' varsity race, Mitch- ell Fischbach placed 69th in a time of 22:13. The junior varsity girls placed fifth. The individual IV finishers were: Kayla Overland 19th-20:08, Jennifer Notch 27th-20:26, Kelsey Libbesmeier 36th-21:03, Nicole Orth 37th-21:06, Erin Dingmann 38th-21:11, Megan Libbesmeier 52nd-23:39, Brooke Merten 53rd- 23:55, laren Thell 56th-24:13, Jan- essa Dahle 57th-24:20 and McKen- zie Libbesmeier 59th-24:36. In the boys' IV race, Bret Mat- tice placed 54th in a time of 20:57. The girls' junior high team placed third as a team. The indi- vidual junior high finishers were: Madison Libbesmeier 15th-11:35, Grace Kopitzke 16th-11:38, Ste- phanea Roser 22nd-11:57, Maria Roser 25th-12:11 and Kaitlyn True- now 26th-12:13. The junior high race was 2500 meters. The girls' varsity and JV races were 4,000 meters, and the boys' varsity and IV races were 5,000 meters. The next meet will be the CMC conference meet, Tuesday Oct. 12, at the Pierz golf course. Bowlers for 3-MAN ....... TEAM " ....... i" Beginning Wednesday, November 3 9:15 p.m., 20 week season AUTOMATIC SCORING IS NOW AVAILABLE! If interested, call (320) 398-7722 AQUA LANES Kimball C-team volleyball highlights C-team volleyball loses to Falcons By Kim Pelzer, Coach Kimball traveled to ACGC for a match against the Falcons. We hadn't seen them since the scrim- mage in pre-season and discov- ered they improved considerably as did we. We lost in three sets by close scores of: 25-23; 23-25 and 14-16. The Cubs were frustrated at the loss and knew they should not have lost. As a team, we are hun- gry for a win again. The loss drops us to 7-4 overall, and we remain undefeated in the CMC. Thursday we compete against EV-W and next week we go to Les- ter Prairie and Howard Lake- Waverly. Go Cubs! Match highlights: Sets - 55 attempts, 7 assists and 11 ace tips Attacks - 36 attempts, 7 kills and 2 ac e tips Blocks- 2 solos and 3 assists Serves - 60 attempts, 17 ace serves, 9 errors and 85 percent success serving C-Team on winning side again The Cubs hosted the EV-W Eagles Thursday and came away with another conference victory. Kimball's C-team remains unde- feated in the CMC at 5-0, with 2 conference matches to go. As a team we struggled at the start but once we got our serves going things settled down and we earned the win in two sets with scores of 25-21 and 25-8. Everyone contributed to the victory and it was truly a team effort. Way to go Cubs. Match highlights: Sets- 34 attempts, 4 assists and 3 ace tips Attacks - 32 attempts, 10 kills and 5 ace tips Blocks - 3 solo blocks Serves - 55 attempts, 13 ace serves and only 6 missed serves for a team effort of 49/55 at 89 percent. Cubs varsity volleyball Oct. 5 Et 7 By Tabitha Mortenson Kimball varsity volleyball goes 1-1 for the week of Oct. 4 Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Kimball Cubs volleyball team traveled to ACGC to meet the Falcons in non-conference play. The Cubs were defeated in four sets, 18-25, 25-20, 21-25, and 23-25. Unforced errors and missed serves kept the Cubs out of sync most of the night. Match highlights included Steph Konz with nine kills and Breane Meierhofer with eight kills. Shan- non Donnay also added 13 digs. At home Thursday, Oct. 7, the Kimball Cubs volleyball team defeated the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles 3-2 in close-match play. The Cubs started 0-2 for the evening, but found confidence in their abil- ity to play and played aggressively. Match highlights included soph- omore Breane Meierhofer with 10 kills, senior Shannon Donnay with 16 kills, and junior Steph Konz with 10 kills. Shannon also had 14 digs for the evening. Rachel Arnold had 31 set assists and 10 digs. The Cubs are now 2-3 in the confer- ence and 6-9 overall. Busy week for JV volleyball team By Amy Notch, Coach Tuesday, Oct. 5, the junior var- sity volleyball team traveled to ACGC to take on the Falcons. Despite a quick start and win in set one, the Cubs fell to the Falcons in three. Set scores were 25-16, 23-25, and 14-16. Thursday, Oct. 7, the Cubs hosted the EV-W Eagles. In set one, the two evenly matched teams played extra points with the Eagles coming out on top. The Cubs could not rebuild their momentum after set one and lost set two as well. Scores were 27-29, 19-25. Saturday, Oct. 9, the Cubs hosted Eden Valley-Watkins, Hold- ingford, and Royalton in a round robin tournament. The junior var- sity from EV-W won the pool with a 3-0 record. The Cubs finished sec- ond in the junior varsity pool with a 2-1 record. The Cubs opened the tournament with a match against Holdingford. The Cubs prevailed in three, 25-20, 15-25, and 15-10. In the second match of the day, the Cubs faced off against EV-W. The Cubs had a slow start in set one and never recovered, falling "15-25. They also lost set two, 21-25. In the final match of the day, the Cubs reestablished their energy on the court against Royalton. The Cubs took the match in two sets, 25-8, 25-18. The season is wrapping up quickly. The Cubs have four matches left to play. Their last home match will be Tuesday, Oct. 19, against the B-B-E Jaguars. Jill News 10-5-10 W L Aqua Lanes 24 11 R & R Construction 23 12 Stuve's Auto Ranch 22 13 Fair Haven Electric 20 15 Gohmann's Foods 20 15 Kimball Rescue 16 19 A M Maus 13 22 Kim-Built 61 59 KFD 59.5 60.5 SOB's 51.5 72.5 H & S Geothermal 50 70 Weekly top ten: Dwight Vinar 269, 225, 684; leremy Vinar 238, 238, 672; Kyle Winter 246, 216, 632; Dave Unter- berger 247, 586; Mike Neil 548; Matt High ind. game and series: Allison Korsmo 232; Jenn Schlangen 215, 521; Karla Adolph 188, 525; Lynn Adolph 501. Team high game and series: Aqua Lanes 625, 1682; Fair Haven Electric 600, 1656; Stuve's Auto Ranch 568; R & R Construction 1571. 160 game or better: Allison Korsmo 232; lenn Schlangen 215, 167; Karla Adolph 188, 176, 161; Lynn Adolph 180, 161, 160; Barb Liedman 179; Dawn Lueders 172, 167; Darlene Looman 167; Rachael Voight 160; Bonnie Rossman 160. Commercial League 10-7-10 H & S Heating/AC 82 38 Triple R 76 44 Kimball Legion 73 51 Adolph 547; Jason Salzbrun 213, 546; Preston Fischer 221, 543; Jeff Box- ell 543; Travis VanNurden 541; Kelly Daneike 215. Town and Country League 10-8-10 Vinar's Cabinet 129.5 38.5 LoomanConstruction 119.5 48.5 Gagnon Landscaping 101.5 66.5 Triple D Farms 60 108 Aqua Lanes 59 109 Weisman Racing 34.5 133.5 Week 6 high games 210 or better: Jesse Bogatzki 233, 254; Dwight Vinar 269; Trent Lammerson 247; Matt Adolph 229; Steve Becket 216, 222; Mark Jor- dan 213; Jason Lueders 220; Dean Schmidt 232. High series: Trent Lammerson 610; Matt Adolph 614; Dwight Vinar 629;