Briefs: Prep Sports Roundup October 10, 2008

Volleyball

•  ’Cats have a successful night

It was a good night in many ways.

The Fruita Monument High School girls volleyball team raised $1,400 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation during its three-game sweep of Battle Mountain on Thursday night at Fruita Monument.

The Wildcats (12-5) defeated Battle Mountain 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 with a strong serving attack. Fruita had nine aces, led by Maia Sadler with four.

Sadler had five kills, 13 digs and two blocks to go with the aces. Nikki Kikes had 10 kills, two block and seven digs. Karlee Davis and Mary McGee each had seven kills. Lindsey Henke had 30 assists and nine digs.

Fruita Monument hosts Central on Tuesday in an important Southwestern League game that will help decide seeds for the upcoming Class 5A regional tournament.

• Palisade High School overcame a slow start to put away Glenwood Springs 25-19, 25-14, 25-19 in a Western Slope League match at Palisade.

Kendra Collette and Chelsea Lorimor led the Bulldogs (8-7, 6-4 WSL) with nine kills each. Collette had 10 digs and Lorimor had two block assists.

Setters Danette Whittington and Audrey Steinkirchner had 13 and 11 assists respectively and Amy Austin had five aces.

Palisade can close in on one of the top seeds for the district playoffs Saturday at Rifle.


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