Plum City's season ends against HillsboroNo. 7 ranked Hillsboro was simply too much for the Plum City High School volleyball team to handle as thew defending sectional champs will get to defend their title in the finals Saturday while the Blue Devils' season comes to an end.
ONTARIO, Wis. - No. 7 ranked Hillsboro was simply too much for the Plum City High School volleyball team to handle as the defending WIAA Division 4 sectional champs will get to defend their title in the finals Saturday while the Blue Devils' season comes to an end.
The Tigers, 36-11 overall, won in four games 3-1 at Brookwood High School. PC concludes its season at 25-13 overall.
Hillsboro, the top remaining seed in the North Crawford Sectional Tournament, won Game 1 by a 25-20 score but No. 4 seeded PC struck back to take Game 2, 25-23. But the Tigers overpowered the Devils in Games 3 and 4, winning by scores of 25-18 and 25-13.
The Tigers' 6-0, senior outside hitter Sami Levy led the way with 14 kills and four aces. Senior middle blocker Hilary Stanek also had 14 kills, fellow senior outside hitter Kelli Janecek had 12 kills. Team captain senior Ali Brey made 25 digs, freshman setter Mackenzie Sullivan had 31 assists and freshman Tasha Mitchell made three blocks.
Plum City's coaching staff concurred that PC didn't have the kind of effort, especially serving-wise, to beat a program which has won six sectional titles in the last decade and can make it seven if they beat No. 2 seeded Potosi, which topped No. 9 seeded North Crawford 3-2 Thursday in the other semifinal, Saturday night at North Crawford High School. The match begins at 7:30 p.m.
Heather Von Holtum led Plum City with three blocks while and Elaina Danzinger had two. Marah Boyer led PC in kills with 12 while Von Holtum had eight. Cheyanne Catura led the team in aces with two and in assists Shleby Kannel had 15 and Ashlie Miller made 19.