Lady Cubs win pair

Humboldt High's Lady Cubs won a pair of matches on the road Tuesday on the volleyball court. Humboldt swept past both Oswego and host Neodesha in straight sets.

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September 8, 2021 - 10:37 AM

Humboldt High's Karley Wools serves in a match earlier this season. Wools was a key player in the Lady Cubs' victories Tuesday over Oswego and Neodesha. Photo by Richard Luken

NEODESHA — Humboldt High’s Lady Cubs continued their winning ways Tuesday, picking up a pair of victories, against host Neodesha and Oswego.

Humboldt dropped Oswego, 25-18 and 25-10, and Neodesha, 25-19 and 25-20.

“The girls played great tonight,” Lady Cub head coach Terry Meadows said. “We have really played like a team lately and continue to get better.”

In the win over Oswego, Shelby Shaughnessy and Karley Wools led with nine and seven kills, respectively, while Nautianna Goforth added four aces and Shaughnessy three. Kenisyn Hottenstein had a pair of blocks, 23 set assists and five digs. Goforth, Wools and Kirsten Kobold all had four digs apiece.

Wools continued her solid play against Neodesha, leading with six kills, three assists and 10 digs. Goforth and Shaughnessy added five kills apiece, Goforth also had three blocks, while Hottenstein had 21 assists. Brooklyn Ellis chipped in with seven digs, and Goforth had six.

The Lady Cub junior varsity and C teams also got in on the action.

Humboldt’s JV squad defeated Oswego, 25-7 and 25-16. Jada Malloy, Aisley Galloway and Chanlynn Wrestler had five aces each, while Jenna Malloy had a pair of kills and an assist.

The Lady Cub JV fell, 25-9, 23-25 and 15-2 against Neodesha. Gracie Dillow had five aces, Rylan Covey delivered a pair of kills, while Jenna Malloy had three assists. Cassidy Friend, Jada Malloy and Wrestler all had four digs. Jenna Malloy and Rylan Covey added three digs apiece.

Humboldt’s C team dropped a 25-15, 25-17 match against the host Bluestreaks. Assya Goforth had an ace, while Greta Pellicioni had four digs. Bailey Croisant and Cassidy Friend added three digs each.

Humboldt (6-3) is back in action next Tuesday with matches at Cherryvale, along with Baxter Springs.

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