Milbank’s seventh grade volleyball team hosted Webster Area on Thursday, August 26, at Unity Square. Milbank won the first two sets at 25-18 and 25-15. The Lady Bearcats took the last two at 16-25 and 12-25. Coach Jena Schulte said, “I was very pleased with the girls’ efforts and coming out with the win.”
Kenndi Sayler led the Lady Bulldogs with 19 serves. Rhylie Gengler had eight, and Bailey Koepke had six. Also contributing in the serve column were: Heyden Montag, 5; Jazmynne Ronke, 4; Estelle and Ella Pederson with three apiece; and Reese Schuneman with one.
Coach Schulte looks forward to the team’s next match in Sisseton on September 2, at 4 p.m. She said, “We will continue to work on our serving and passing.”
This season, the seventh grade roster includes 16 players: Heyden Montag, Reese Schuneman, Rhylei Gengler, Kennedi Sayler, Emma Tesch, Isabella Flores, Tyree Ulmer, Safirah Sperry, Ella Pederson, Bailey Koepke, Jazmynne Ronke, Estelle Schweer, Macyn Dunnihoo, Morgean French, Yani Perez, and Tayla Trapp.