The Hancock Owls defeated the Battle Lake Battlers Thursday night 3-2 (25-22, 25-21, 19-25, 16-25, 15-7) in a non-conference volleyball match in Hancock.
“This was a great battle with both teams playing great defense,” commented Battle Lake Head Coach Jenny Roisum. “The Battlers had 4 players with double digit digs. This was also a strong serving night for both teams. The Battlers served 94% as a team (95/101) with 14 aces. Hancock also had 14 aces and went on a 10-1 serving run in set 2 to win. Dani Anderson and Kya Ambuehl each served 100% for the Battlers. This was the Battlers first set 5 of the season. We started slow in set 5 and there just was not enough time for a comeback. This match was a great learning experience for the Battlers.”
Grace Van Erp led the Battlers with 16 kills, 10 digs, 14 assists, and 5 blocks. Kate Christensen had 11 kills, 14 digs, and 17 assists. Ady Tysdal added 24 digs and 5 kills. Kya Ambuehl had 18 digs and Hannah Cory added 5 kills. The Battlers host Pelican Rapids on Monday for Senior and Parents night.