Bulldog girls fend off stiff competition
Varsity closes week with 8-10 record
October 09. 2012 1:19PM
The Baltic Bulldogs struggled last week through a busy stint of matches, taking on McCook Central/Montrose, Elkton-Lake Benton and Viborg-Hurley.
Kicking off last Monday, the girls faced MCM on the Baltic home turf, with the varsity squad dropping the match 3-0 (21-25, 21-25, 14-25).
Allie Walter helped out with the team’s efforts, nailing nine kills and four digs on the night, while Morgan Forsch grabbed five kills and Abby Weinzetl posted seven set assists.
Additionally, Baltic’s JV team fell 2-0 (24-26, 22-25), and the “C” girls lost to the MCM squad 2-0 (18-25, 22-25).
The Oct. 2 match-up versus Elkton-Lake Benton handed the girls a similar results, 3-0 (13-25, 17-25, 18-25), with Walter leading the kill count at 12 and Forsch bringing up 10 kills, as well as four blocks.
Hunter Roberts picked up the dig lead with eight, while Weinzetl provided 17 set assists for the match.
The junior varsity Bulldog team fell to ELB 2-0 (18-25, 14-25), and the “C” squad posted set scores of 14-25 and 22-25 in the ELB win.
Rounding out the week’s matches with a trip to Viborg-Hurley, the Baltic girls picked up a set win but fell in the match 3-1 (16-25, 12-25, 26-24, 22-25).
Coach Matt Konz cited leadership from Forsch, who brought in 11 kills and two blocks for the Bulldog team, while Walter brought in eight kills and Jenna Brende six. Walter additionally took down four blocks, and Weinzetl picked up 13 set assists.
Baltic’s record sits at 8-10 heading into this week.