The Lady Bulldogs defeated Lake Preston on Tues., Oct. 5 at home. The gym was hot and humid, but the Bulldogs fought through it and won 4-1 on the night.
De Smet won the first set and then let their guard down and had to regain their confidence after letting the Divers get the second set. The Bulldogs then took care of business and finished the game without letting Lake Preston have another chance.
Leaders for De Smet were Kennadi Buchholz with 13 kills, nine blocks, three digs, one ace serve; Jada Burke with nine kills, five digs, two ace serves; Cori Birkel with six kills, two blocks, three digs, one ace serve and Emma Albrecht had two kills, 11 assist kills, one block and three digs.
De Smet 25 19 25 25
Lake Preston 14 25 18 14
The Lady Bulldogs traveled to a hot and humid gym in Ramona Saturday night to take on ORR.
De Smet struggled with finishing each set, and the Raiders capitalized on Bulldog errors to pull ahead in each set.
Leaders for De Smet were Kennadi Buchholz with 10 kills, four blocks, seven digs, one ace serve; Cori Birkel with four kills, seven blocks, six digs and Emma Albrecht with two kills, eight assist kills, four block, four digs.
De Smet 20 23 21
ORR 25 25 25
— VICKI DYLLA