Janesville Cougars volleyball rolls past East

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Gazette Staff
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
— Janesville Craig’s volleyball team is on a roll.

Craig High swept its second straight Big Eight Conference match Tuesday night with a

3-0 win over Madison East.

The Cougars (3-4) jumped on the Purgolders in Game 1 and never let up, winning by scores of 25-15, 25-19, 25-21.

“We came out strong in Game 1, and then played pretty consistent in Games 2 and 3,” Craig coach Blake Budrow said.

“Michelle Straw did a great job at the net and reading the floor, and Kelsey Kennedy mixed it up and got everybody involved offensively.”

The Cougars play at Lakeside Lutheran in a nonconference match Thursday night.


Madison East 15 19 21

Janesville Craig 25 25 25

Craig (aces, kills, assists)—Cassie Marsh, 0-6-2; Kesley Swales, 1-0-0; Regan Sitorius, 0-1-0; Kelsey Kennedy, 4-5-25; Erica Mortensen, 0-3-2; Chelsea Sheedy, 1-0-0; Amber Bovenmyer, 1-9-1; Michelle Straw, 0-13-0; Daisy Sedio, 0-1-1; Ashley Kamholz, 2-1-0; Emma Becher, 3-1-2; Emily Hinman, 0-3-0; Taylor Sitorius, 1-1-0.

-- La Follette 3, Parker 0—Madison La Follette remained in second place in the Big Eight by coasting past visiting Janesville Parker, 25-10, 25-11, 25-13.

The Lancers (6-1) were led by 6-foot-3 junior Crystal Graff, a University of Wisconsin


“She’s the best player we’ve seen all year, by far,” Parker coach Dave Lehmann said. “I’m a longtime season-ticket holder to Wisconsin volleyball, and let me tell you, if she stays healthy, she is really going to help that program in two years.

“And La Follette is the best team we’ve played all year, too.”

Parker (1-5) plays in the Craig Invitational on Saturday.


Janesville Parker 10 11 13

Madison La Follette 25 25 25

Parker (aces, kills, digs, assists)—Paige Demos, 0-4-1-0; Denyel Uschan, 0-1-4-5; Amber Benedict, 0-0-3-0; Sarah Krauter, 01-0-0; Erika Whitson, 1-1-4-0; Sami Shelton, 0-4-6-0; Kayla Brennan, 0-0-2-2; Lindsey Hoff, 2-0-8-0; Ashley Hartwig, 1-3-1-1; Nicole Popovich, 0-0-1-1; Katie Godding, 0-5-2-0; Ashley Ross, 0-1-5-10.

Junior varsity—Parker 2, La Follette 1.

Freshmen—Parker Green def. La Follette Red, 2-1; Parker Gold def. La Follette Grey,


Last updated: 11:15 am Thursday, December 13, 2012

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