Mendota and Rochelle locked up in a varsity volleyball battle and the Spikers prevailed, 25-21, 25-23 on Sept. 11 at Rochelle.
Amellia Bromenschenkel had a strong match at the net with 10 kills and four blocks. Ella Massey jumpstarted the offense with 13 assists, while Grace Leifheit collected five service points. Jenna O’Donnell sparked the defense with 15 digs. Lauren Martin and Amanda Barrett contributed nine and seven digs, respectively.
Mendota needed three sets to capture the sophomore match, 25-4, 24-26, 25-11.
Rochelle avoided getting swept by winning the freshman match.
The Spikers had little trouble in disposing of Hall, 25-15, 25-15, on Sept. 12 at the MHS gym. Mendota improved its record to 4-5 on the season.
Bromenschenkel displayed nice versatility with five service points, four kills, five digs and two blocks. Massey got the offense going with 20 assists and five points, while Anna Bokus delivered eight kills and five points. Other top statistical leaders were O’Donnell with 10 digs, Martin with five points and Bianca Espinoza with five kills.
The Spikers rolled to a 25-14, 25-13 triumph in the sophomore match to run their record to 3-1.
Mendota’s freshmen made it a clean sweep with a 25-17, 25-19 victory over Hall to even up at 2-2 on the season.
Mendota and Princeton renewed an old rivalry and the two teams battled it out before the Spikers prevailed, 25-21, 28-26, on Sept. 16 at the MHS gym.
Bokus was a force at the net for the Spikers (5-5) with seven kills. She also recorded 10 service points, including three aces. Massey picked up 15 assists and 12 digs, while O’Donnell had 10 digs and five service points.
Mendota’s sophomores improved to 6-3-1 on the season with a 25-17, 25-16 triumph.
The freshman Spikers cruised to a 25-22, 25-11 win to up their record to 3-2.