Huskies to face Ravens on Senior Night


The seniors on the Highland volleyball team will be honored Thursday night prior to the Huskies match against HIllcrest Academy.

Among the seniors are Jenna Sands, Kayla Cerny and Ellie Anderson.

Cerny has led the Huskies with kills over the past week.

The Huskies (3-13) are looking to break a six-match losing streak entering one of their final matches of the regular season. Following Thursday night’s match, the Huskies face rival Lone Tree next Tuesday.

Oct. 3: New London Tourney

The Huskies lost to Van Buren County, West Burlington and Winfield-Mt. Union in a tournament hosted last Saturday by New London.

Carsen Mellinger, a junior, led the Huskies with seven kills in a three-set loss to Van Buren. Cerny had six kills. MyLei Smith, a sophomore, had a team-high eight assists and one ace.

After winning the first set by a score of 22-20, Van Buren won the next two, 21-14 and 15-8.

Cerny had five kills in a 21-8, 21-7 loss to West Burlington, and added three kills in a 21-11, 21-16 loss to WMU.

Oct. 1: Columbus 3, Highland 0

Cerny and freshman Sarah Burton each had five kills in a loss to Columbus Junction. Cerny also had a pair of aces.

Mellinger had a team-high three blocks and Smith led the Huskies with five assists.

Columbus (8-12) completed the sweep with wins by 25-17, 25-14, 25-17 scores.


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