Iola, Humboldt JV volleyball seasons open

Iola and Humboldt's junior varsity volleyball teams were at the Iola Invitational Saturday to open the 2021 season. Both teams saw newcomers experience plenty of success.



August 31, 2021 - 9:28 AM

Iola High's Elza Clift goes up for a kill attempt against Burlington Saturday in the Iola Invitational, a junior varsity volleyball tournament. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

A gymnasium filled with junior varsity volleyball players — many playing at the high school level for the first time — was the setting for an action-packed Iola Invitational ‘tournament Saturday. 

Alana Mader delivers a serve for the Iola High junior varsity volleyball team Saturday.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Under the tournament format, each team played two sets per match, regardless of outcome.

Iola’s Mustangs won their first match of the day, 25-18 and 25-23 over Humboldt, before falling to Burlington, 26-24, 25-15.

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