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Creek Girls hold off the Stormin’ Pointers for 3-0 sweep

CCA slips past CPU with nine kills from Etscheidt, eight from Clubb
Senior Hailey Pollock slams the ball into CPU’s Katie Droste as teammates Meg Berkland (at left) and Lauren Riggle watch on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at home. Pollock had six kills in a 3-0 win over the Stormin’ Pointers.

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity volleyball team improved to 9-3 overall, 3-1 in the WaMaC West, on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at home, as they swept the Stormin’ Pointers of Center Point-Urbana, 3-0.
The Clippers dominated the first set, 25-12, and overcame deficits in the second and third games for 26-24 and 25-23 wins for the match victory.
Junior Morgan Etscheidt led the Clippers with nine kills, backed up by fellow junior Calia Clubb with eight and senior Hailey Pollock’s six.
Senior Grace Bedford made 16 assists, with 10 from freshman Kenadi Wood. Pollock had CCA’s only solo block, made four block assists and two ace serves in the contest, while freshman Meg Berkland produced 20 digs.
The Creek Girls visit the Washington Demons on Thursday, Oct. 1, and participate in Cedar Rapids Prairie’s invitational on Saturday, Oct. 3, before taking on the Williamsburg Raiders at home on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Clear Creek Amana vs. Center Point-Urbana
CCA 1, Independence 3 (25-12, 26-24, 25-23)
Kills— Morgan Etscheidt 9, Calia Clubb 8, Hailey Pollock 6, Emily Sly 5, Lauren Riggle 3, Bliss Beck 2, Grace Bedford 1, Gabrielle Bedford 1.
Assists— Grace Bedford 16, Kenadi Wood 10, Jaclyn Pitcher 4, Meg Berkland 2, Etscheidt 1, Sly 1.
Ace serves— Pollock 2, Grace Bedford 1, Wood 1, Berkland 1, Clubb 1.
Solo blocks— Pollock 1.
Block assists— Pollock 4, Beck 3, Sly 3, Riggle 2, Etscheidt 2.
Digs— Berkland 20, Clubb 14, Grace Bedford 6, Riggle 4, Gabrielle Bedford 2, Pollock 1, Pitcher 1, Etscheidt 1, Sly 1.

WaMaC West standings (as of Wednesday, Sept. 23)
Conf. Overall
Independence 3-0 12-2
Clear Creek Amana 3-1 9-3
Williamsburg 3-1 12-9
Vinton-Shellsburg 1-2 10-14
Benton Community 1-2 6-11
Center Point-Urbana 1-2 5-10
South Tama 0-4 5-10