Humboldt volleyball at top of league

Humboldt High's volleyball team remains undefeated in Tri-Valley League play, one of their biggest goals heading into this season, after a couple wins over Neodesha and Caney Valley Tuesday.



October 4, 2023 - 3:14 PM

Humboldt High's volleyball team shakes hands after a win over St. Paul. Photo by Quinn Burkitt

NEODESHA — The Humboldt High volleyball team remained undefeated in league play when they swept Neodesha and Caney Valley on the road Tuesday. 

The Lady Cubs (23-5-1) advanced to 3-0 in Tri-Valley League play.

“We came out ready to play against Neodesha and we really played well,” Humboldt head coach Terry Meadows said. “Our serve was aggressive and we kept them out of system. We were able to pass pretty well and get good swings. They played with great energy last night.”

Humboldt defeated Neodesha in two sets, 25-18 and 25-22. 

Skylar Hottenstein led the Lady Cubs from the serving line with two aces while Shelby Shaughnessy had a team-high 18 kills. On defense, Shaughnessy led Humboldt with a lone block while Skylar Hottenstein had a team-high 15 digs. 

Kenisyn Hottenstein recorded a team-high 26 assists. 

The Lady Cubs then took down Caney Valley in two sets, 25-18 and 25-18. 

Skylar Hottenstein led Humboldt with a team-high four aces. Shaughnessy registered a team-high eight kills while Kenisyn Hottenstein had a team-high 14 assists. Defensively, Skylar Hottenstein and Shaughnessy each had a team-high nine digs. 

Humboldt hosts a home meet on Tuesday at 5 p.m.