Iola junior varsity splits SEK matches

By JOCELYN SHEETS
Register Sports Editor

Register/Jocelyn Sheets
Riana Dolenz sets the volleyball during a recent junior varsity home match. On Thursday, the Iola High junior varsity was on the road at Coffeyville.

COFFEYVILLE — Iola High’s junior varsity claimed a 25-9, 25-13 win over Coffeyville Field Kindley High in Thursday’s Southeast Kansas League volleyball play.
The Fillies lost 25-13, 25-14 to Labette County.
“We did extremely well in the Coffeyville match. The girls were excited and full of energy to play,” said Chrissy Powell, Iola High assistant coach. “I pulled Alexa Fawson from the freshman team and she stepped up very well. She’s a great fit to our team.”
Against Coffeyville, Kelsey Adams served for nine points and had one ace serve. Kirstin McGuffin had eight points, six coming on ace serves. Tori Snavely served six points and had three aces.
Riana Dolenz had five service points and two aces. Carly Mulsow had five points and one ace and Fawson had one service point.
McGuffin and Dolenz each had two kills and one solo block. Adams and Mulsow each had two kills. Snavely was 17 of 17 setting the volleyball.
Powell said the Fillies’ didn’t serve very well against Labette County. SHe said Labette County had a couple of good hitters that hurt Iola a little and “we forgot to cover the blocks.”
McGuffin had four service points and three aces plus one kill. Mulsow had one point on an ace and one kill. Dolenz, Fawson and Adams each had one service points.
Dolenz had two kills and two solo blocks and Fawson had one kill and two solo blocks. Adams had two kills.
The IHS junior varsity hosts Burlington Monday, starting at 5:30 p.m. It wraps up its season next Thursday in SEK play at Chanute.