Rachel Czaplewski is clearly focused as she goes to set the ball during the varsity game against Lourdes.
Photo by Mary Nelson
By Tara Lindquist
The Viking Volleyball team improved their overall record to 14-5 this past week.
On Tuesday October 2, the Vikings swept Rochester Lourdes in three games.
Head Coach Kim Severson commented that the girls played well. "They were crisp, disciplined and took care of business."
Hayfield had 50 digs, 39 kills, six service aces and four blocks all in three games.
Hayfield 25 25 25
Lourdes 13 20 12
Stat leaders for the night were Dani Wagner 14 kills, 1 assists, 11 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces; Rachel Czaplewski 8 kills, 16 assists, 2 digs, 1 blocks, 3 aces; Jessie Foster 2 kills, 19 assists, 6 digs, 1 aces; Syd Tapp 5 kills, 9 digs; Jo Bungum 7 kills, 1 assists, 14 digs; Bhrett Zahnle 8 digs; Katelyn Bjornson 3 kills, 1 block.
On Thursday evening, The Vikings took on a "very good and scrappy," Goodhue team. "We had good hits that we thought were down; they would pick it up to keep the ball in play," Severson said. "In game two and three we were down by one and came back to tie it and then down one, we were able to come back and finish the job." Severson also noted that the girls were determine and didn't give up. "The girls played well and we'll continue to get in the gym and work for improving each day."