Norse pummel PCM at home: R-S pulls off HOIC match sweep

Joe Randleman
Story City Herald
Reagan Schmitz goes up high for a kill attempt during Roland-Story's sweep over Prairie City-Monroe Sept. 3 in Story City.

STORY CITY - The Roland-Story volleyball team made short work of Prairie City-Monroe in a Heart of Iowa Conference volleyball match at home Sept. 3.

The Norse, ranked 11th in Class 3A, won a competitive 25-20 opening set then completely outclassed the Mustangs over the final two sets with a pair of 25-8 victories to improve to 8-1 overall and 1-0 in the Heart of Iowa Conference. 

Roland-Story averaged 10 kills per set with an outstanding kill-efficiency rate of 25 percent. PCM only averaged three kills at minus-3.5 percent efficiency.

The Norse also averaged 11.3 digs and 2.7 blocks. They were 66 of 74 serving with 15 aces.

Madison Geise had 21 assists, eight kills, six digs and one block for Roland-Story. She also was 8 of 9 serving with three aces.

Madison Martindale came up with seven kills, Megan Greenfield, five, Reagan Barkema four, Reagan Schmitz and Reagan Vogelaar two apiece and Ally Ringsby and Dani Grady one apiece for the Norse. Martindale added three blocks, Greenfield six digs and one block, Barkema one dig, Schmitz four digs and one block, Vogelaar two digs, Ringsby one block and dig apiece and Grady nine digs.

Ava Charlson finished with two aces on 17 of 17 serving. Greenfield was 11 of 13 with four aces, Reagan Faber 8 of 9 with two aces, Martindale 5 of 7 with two aces, Grady 8 of 9 with one ace and Barkema 7 of 8 with one ace.

Reagan Faber connects on a dig during Roland-Story's sweep of PCM Sept. 3 in Story City.

Bella Stone had eight assists and three aces and Jacki Vos five kills in a losing effort for PCM.