Kelly Van Duyne, Head Volleyball Coach
September 25, 2017
On Saturday, the Lady Comets hosted their Comet Classic. In pool play the Lady Comets came in second place falling to Cissna Park, who ended up winning the tournament, 10-21, 13-21. The team started off the day by beating Clifton-Central 21-13, 21-10 and then tying with Putnam County 21-14, 17-21. Next the Lady Comets played Grant Park beating them 22-25, 25-16, 15-14. To face off for 5th place out of 16, the team played Princeton. The long day and extreme heat played a factor for both teams but it was a fight to the finish with Princeton coming out on top in 3: 25-23, 18-25, 12-15.
For the tournament, Madelyn Alton led the way with 27 kills, 53 digs, 10 aces, and 5 blocks. Maddi Tiangco had 17 kills, 47 digs, 4 aces, and 2 blocks. Libero Emily Wolf had an amazing 83 digs, 3 aces, and 2 kills. Setters Taylor Lide and Meghan Faletti had 36 and 31 assists respectively. Both added 7 and 2 aces as well.