Lanesboro Claws Way To 5-Set Win Over Kingsland
It was a match of back-and-forth action. Both teams determined to come out the winner in a thrilling five-set match but it was the Burros who made the plays late to get the win.
It was Ellie Buchholtz for the Knights driving the offense, while Sydney Taylor was making plays for the Burros, each collecting 22 kills in the process. The Knights were able to get the first set 25-19, scoring seven on the final eight points to get he quick 1-0 lead. Lanesboro came back to take set two 25-16, then Kingsland took set three 25-16.
Set four was incredibly entertaining, and the Burros were able to force the fifth set after some incredible play from Taylor and company. Taylor had a run of ace serves to push the Burros to a 20-13 lead. From there, the Knights battled back and got some great swings to close the gap to 23-21. Yet, the Burros were able to close it out 25-22.
The Burros basically took all the control early in set five, going up 6-1 quickly en route to a 15-12 win that ended with two kills from Taylor, getting awarded the Kingsley Mercantile Game Ball.
Kaci Ruen was great for the Burros too, netting 12 kills, while Jessie Schreiber added seven. Buchholtz led the way for Kingsland with 22 kills and was fantastic in the back row making several great plays to keep possessions alive. Emily Miner added four kills and played really well for Kingsland, too.