Craig, Parker vollyeball earn first Big Eight wins

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Gazette staff
September 16, 2011

Janesville Craig got its first Big Eight Conference girls volleyball win of the season by beating visiting Beloit Memorial, 25-11, 25-15, 25-23, Thursday night.

"We played our first complete game," Craig High coach Blake Budrow said. "Everybody did their job. I could say something about every kid."

Amanda Trapp, Kristi Crandall and Maddie Philipps passed well, and Alli Calkins and Regan Sitorius contributed 14 and 9 kills, respectively.

Freshmen Aly Raymond and McKenzie Bertagnoli also stood out as Cougar hitters.

The Cougars, 1-3 in the Big Eight and 11-8 overall, play in the Edgerton Invitational on Saturday.


Beloit Memorial 11 15 23

Janesville Craig 25 25 25

Beloit leaders— Aces—McAllister and Ashley Haines, 1 each. Kills: Amara Listerbee, Taylor Price and Emily Olszewski, 5 each. Digs—Haines, 15. Blocks—Listerbee 6. Assists—Pam Parish and Paige Parish, 9 each.

Craig (aces-kills-assists)—Katie Villa, 2-1-30; Kaylyn Funk, 0-1-0; Meghan Hulen, 5-1-0; Maddie Philipps, 0-0-0; Regan Sitorius, 0-9-0; Alli Calkins, 0-14-1; Kristi Crandall, 0-0-2; Morgan Meinders, 2-1-0; Amanda Trapp, 0-0-0; Aly Raymond, 0-6-0; McKenzie Bertagnoli, 0-6-0; Nicole Kelly, 0-0-0.

Blocks—Calkins 4. Digs—Crandall 13.

-- Parker 3, East 0—Janesville Parker dominated host Madison East in earning its first Big Eight victory.

Parker (1-3) got strong play throughout the lineup, coach Dave Lehmann said.

"This was our best overall match of the season," he said. "As a team, I felt like we made a statement tonight.

"Ashley Hartwig and Claire Gorman had their best overall games of their careers. They were outstanding."

Parker plays in the Delavan-Darien Invitational on Saturday.


Janesville Parker 25 25 25

Madison East 7 23 16

Parker (aces, kills, digs, assists)—Claire Gorman, 2-15-8-0; Dani Fugate, 2-5-11-2; Maddie Clarke, 3-3-5-0; Karli Doerr, 0-0-1-0; Rachel Hearn, 0-1-1-3; Hannah Flister, 0-0-12-0; Karlee Fowler, 2-0-0-0; Ashley Ross, 0-6-1-14; Ashley Hartwig, 2-20-7-0; Claire Fox, 4-4-1-23; Ally Dahlgren, 0-2-1-0; Jackie Shepler, 0-5-1-1; Gabby Lawrence, 0-1-0-0.

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