West Liberty 3
In Bellevue’s Homecoming Week a battle of River Valley Conference teams nick named Comets the visiting West Liberty Comets used strong attack hitting to get by a game Bellevue Comet group three sets to one.
It was not easy for the highly regarded 12-3 visiting Comets.
The home team played hard and started with a solid well played first set 28-26 victory.
From here the visitors used strong net play to fend off Bellevue. They won game two with a fast start and solid finish 25-16, Game #3 was Bellevue’s until late in the match when again unforced errors plagued them.
Set #4 the visitors went out fast and forced mistakes by the home team in a 25-16 win and match 3-1.
Bellevue gave the visiting Comets a fine effort but silly errors allowed the visitors to capitalize and win in four sets.
The loss drops Bellevue to 10-9 with games at Monticello on the 25th, and North Cedar the 27th at home.
Maddie Schmidt 12, Lindsey Banowetz 12, Giana Michels 7
Assists- Brin Daugherty 35, Giana Michels and Maddie Schmidt 3 each
Brin Daugherty 19-22, 3aces, Giana Michels 16-17, ace
Giana Michels 10, Lindsey Banowetz 7, Brin Daugherty 6
Blocks - Aubrie Hager
25-14, 25 -15
Iowa Mennonite 0