St. Nick Sweeps Batesville In Volleyball
St. Nicholas 7th and 8th grade teams hosted the Batesville Bulldogs at Milan Elementary on Sept. 3 and both St. Nick teams came up with the wins for the matches. It was an exciting night of volleyball, and St. Nicholas had plenty of fans there to support their efforts and show their school spirit.For the 7th grade match, St. Nicholas won in 3 sets with scores of 23-25, 25-13, and 15-5. Set 1 was point for point and close the whole time. St. Nicholas came out to take set 2 and 3 convincingly by playing as a team.Ella Fledderman had an amazing night serving by going 24/25 with 3 Aces. Jessica Rees was perfect with 15/15 and 2 Aces; Taylor Whitehead went 7/7 with 3 Aces, and Katie Johnson went 9/11 with 1 Ace.For Batesville, Laine Struewing and Kylie Laker each had 6 service points including an ace.The 8th grade team won in 2 sets with scores of 25-15 and 25-15.The girls served aggressively and with consistency. Molly Gregg anchored the team in serving and went 25/26 with 15 Aces; Katelynn Bischoff served 8/9 and Ella Fledderman served 6/6. St. Nicholas set the ball up well throughout the match which lead to all girls being able to attack the ball.For Batesville, Kari Reer was perfect on all 9 ofher serves earning 7 points including an ace. Macy Prickel had 3 kills at the net.St. Nicholas will be back in action next week with South Ripley, South Dearborn, and St. Louis. Batesville will play at home vs. North Decatur on Tuesday.Courtesy of STN Coach Debbie Gregg and Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.