ASHTON — The AFC Lady Raiders defeated Freeport Aquin, 25-19, 25-22, on Tuesday, Oct. 18 for a senior night celebration.
For the Lady Raiders, Jessica Garcia had two aces and 13 service points. Kayla Kurz had two aces, 11 service points two kills and four blocks. Devyn Absher had nine kills and nine blocks. Lexie James had five kills and eight digs. Macy Fair had two kills and four blocks. Logan Burnette had eight digs, Sarah Everson had six digs and Maddie Degelau had nine digs, Kristen Dillon had seven digs and 11 assists and Sarah Matson had five blocks.
“AFC came out blazing tonight,” said Coach Jan Cupp. “The first game went back and forth until Jessica Garcia stepped to the line and reeled off four straight service points. Kristen Dillon was getting to every ball, feeding Devyn Absher for 11 kills and Maddie Degelau digging for a game high nine digs. In game two, lead change was continuous between AFC and Freeport Aquin. Kayla Kurz reeled off four straight points. Devyn Absher, Kayla Kurz and Macy Fair were keeping the front row of Freeport Aquin off key. Logan Burnette and Sarah Everson’s defense helped Kristen Dillon dish the ball everywhere. Lexie James sealed the match with a great kill.”
In the sophomore game, AFC was defeated 25-22, 25-6 by Freeport Aquin.
For the Lady Raiders, Lea Koning had one case, four service points and two assists. Marissa Asbury had one ace and seven digs. Brooke Smith had one ace, four service points and three kills. Kalyn Murre had one ace and four assists. Lexie Fore had one ace and four kills. Kayla Colwell had five service points and six digs.
“The girls played well in game one,” said Coach Amber Mickely. “They worked well together and fought hard.”
In the freshman game, AFC was defeated 25-19, 25-17 by Freeport Aquin.
For AFC, Katie Sondgeroth had six aces, 11 service points, five kills and five assists. Kristen Bartlett had five aces, 13 service points, three digs and one block. Alexis Lowe had one kills and two digs and Marissa Sanford had seven assists.
“Five of our girls were gone for FFA convention, so the remaining six had to play all the way around,” said Coach Emma Toole. “Some girls played in positions they had never played before. I am very proud of their hard work and effort in this game.”