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Creek Girls sweep Vikettes, 3-0

15 kills from Clubb lead CCA to win over Vinton-Shellsburg

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity volleyball team followed a Senior Night sweep of rival Williamsburg with a 3-0 sweep of the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes, at home, on Thursday, Oct. 8.
The Clippers won the first set, 25-15, took the second, 25-14, and held off a late charge by the Vikettes in the third for a 25-20 win and the match.
Junior Calia Clubb led the Creek Girls’ attack with a team-high 15 kills, freshman Kenadi Wood made 23 assists, and senior Emily Sly had the team’s only solo block. Lauren Riggle, a senior, put up a trio of ace serves in the contest as well.
CCA improved to 5-1 in the WaMaC West and 21-4 overall, good for second in the conference behind 6-0/19-4 Independence.
The Clippers dropped from ninth to No. 11 in Class 4A in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s weekly rankings, released on Thursday, Oct. 8. Cedar Rapids Xavier Catholic moved into the No. 1 spot at 17-4.
CCA has a first-round bye in the Class 4A regionals and faces Newton on Thursday, Oct. 22, at home. West Delaware also has a bye and faces the winner of a Tuesday, Oct. 22, contest between Charles City and Waterloo East.
The regional final, at a location to be determined, is set for Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Clear Creek Amana 3, Vinton-Shellsburg 0
Kills— Calia Clubb 15, Bliss Beck 7, Hailey Pollock 6, Morgan Etscheidt 4, Lauren Riggle 3, Emily Sly 3.
Assists— Kenadi Wood 23, Jaclyn Pitcher 13, Riggle 1, Meg Berkland 1, Clubb 1.
Solo blocks— Sly 1.
Block assists— Pollock 3, Etscheidt 2, Beck 2, Riggle 1, Clubb 1, Sly 1.
Digs— Riggle 12, Berkland 11, Clubb 10, Pollock 4, Wood 2, Pitcher 2, Etscheidt 1, Sly 1.
Ace serves— Riggle 3, Wood 2, Pollock 2, Berkland 2.