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Sports news from McLean County
Posted 9/16/10 (Thu)
Comets slip past Trojans
By TIM HANSON
The Trojans volleyball team kept you on the edge of your seat for five games but came up just short of winning the match against the Underwood Comets Tuesday night on the home court.
Kim Tkach put down 20 kills and Rachel Hanson recorded 21 assists in the match for the Trojans.
Alix Auch got a double-double for the Comets with 15 kills and 10 blocks. Miranda Pochant had 14 assists for the Comets,
The first game saw the Trojans take a 5-0 lead, then stretched it to 10-2 on back-to-back aces from Kim Tkach and a kill from Rachel.
The Comets Alix Auch put down back-to-back kills to cut the Trojans lead to 20-14. From there a side-out from the Comets, an ace from the Trojans’ Taylor Gahner, and a kill from Tkach won the game for the Trojans 25-18.
In the second game, the Comets took a 5-1 lead.