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Cubs’ volleyball clan closes season with a bang

The Kimball Cubs’ volleyball team finished out the regular season in fine fashion, prevailing over Upsala, 3-1 and Eden Valley-Watkins, 3-0.  The home victory vs. the Cardinals on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and the Thursday, Oct. 10, win at the Eagles’ moves the Cubs to a respectable 11-13 season mark. Junior Macey Hurrle batted 19 kills to boost Kimball past Upsala. Game scores were 23-25, 25-21, 25-16, and 25-17. Coach Scott Heinen sums it up. “A fun night! We recognized our great parents and honored our seniors; Shelby Schiefelbein, Hollie Donnay, Alexis Rose, Rebecca Frank, and Stacy Hurrle. They have set an example that makes us proud to coach them and for others to model. We played a good match and furthered
W-EVW-vs-Cubs-VB-3 our journey to playing team volleyball (and our best volleyball), preparing for a long journey into the playoffs.”

Match Stats: Kills: Madison Hurrle 12, Macey Hurrle 19, Madelyn O’Brien 2, Rebecca Frank 2; Set Assists: Hollie Donnay 34; Digs: Hollie Donnay 3, Madison Hurrle 12, Macey Hurrle 2, Shelby Schiefelbein 1, Stacy Hurrle 3, Lexi Rose 16, Anna Donnay 2, Hannah Serbus 2; Serving: Hollie Donnay 7-8, Madison Hurrle 21/21 (ace), Shelby Schiefelbein 9/9, Stacy Hurrle 15/15, Lexi Rose 18/18 (ace), Anna Donnay 4/4, Hannah Serbus 18/18; Blocks: Hollie Donnay 2, Madison Hurrle 1, Madelyn O’Brien 3, Caitlin O’Brien 2, Rebecca Frank 2.

Sweeping the Eagles of Eden Valley-Watkins Thursday, Oct. 10, the Kimball Cubs put an exclamation point on the season, taking the road victory, 25-23, 25-19, and 25-20. Kimball was led by senior Hollie Donnay’s 27 set assists. Junior Macey Hurrle came up with a block and 12 big kills, as younger sister, freshman Madison, pounded down nine kills and scooped up four digs.

Junior Macey Hurrle hits one for Kimball through EV-W’s blocker during the win for the Cubs Thursday, Oct. 10.

Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs.