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Lightning strikes 14th- ranked Bloodhounds

North Liberty Leader
FORT MADISON– Liberty High’s sophomore-and-freshman laden varsity volleyball team picked up a significant win Tuesday, Sept. 26, knocking off 14th-ranked (in Class 4A) Fort Madison, 3-2 (25-21, 25-27, 25-22, 18-25, 15-9) in Fort Madison.
LeeAnn Potter led the Liberty offense with 20 kills assisted by 15 from Maya Kerschen and 10 from Olivia Slattery. Potter made three ace serves; Shushma Santhana was perfect in serves by going 19-19, while Piper Koski went 12-12 (and made 45 assists). Potter also produced 21 digs, with 16 from Addie Schmierer, and 15-apiece for Piper and Santhana. Slattery led the Liberty defense with four solo blocks, while Potter made a pair of block assists.
Center Point-Urbana visits North Liberty and the Lightning Thursday, Oct. 5, with the varsity match set for 7 p.m. Liberty travels to Davis County High School in Bloomfield on Saturday, Oct. 7, for a 9 a.m. tournament and hosts Mount Pleasant on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m.

KILLS: L. Potter 20, M. Kerschen 15, O. Slattery 10, M. Elola 4, R. Lauren 1, A. Schmierer 1.
ASSISTS: P. Koski 45, Schmierer 2, Elola 1, Slattery 1.
ACE SERVES: Potter 3, Slattery 2, K. Berns 1, Koski 1, S. Santhana 1.
DIGS : Potter 21, Schmierer 16, Piper 15, Santhana 15, Berns 13, Slattery 6, Lauren 2, Elola 1, Kerschen 1.
BLOCK ASSISTS: Potter 2, Elola 1.
BLOCKS SOLO: Slattery 4, Kerschen 3, Elola 2.