Elverado rebounds from loss, sweeps Crab Orchard

By Doug Daniels

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October 17, 2019

  (Elkville, Ill.) - EHS bounced back from their first loss in nearly a month by handing Crab Orchard in straight sets on October 17, taking the varsity match 25-12, 25-16.

  “We played lots of offense tonight and kept firing away at them,” said Lady Falcons head coach Donette Wheatley. “We are trying to clean up the unforced errors before going into Regionals. We did a good job at that behind the service line, only missing one serve.”

  Emma Funk (8) and Kaity Lewis (7) combined for 15 of Elverado’s 24 kills against Crab Orchard. Abby Jeschke led digs with 7, Emma Yates led assists with 11.

  In the junior varsity contest, EHS was victorious in three sets, 25-18, 23-25, 15-13. Reese Funk’s 5 kills led the offense, followed by 4 apiece from Chloe Barnes and Macy Whitaker. R. Funk also led the JV Falcons in digs with 7, and Sydney Schenk led assists with 10.

  The varsity Falcons improved to 19-8 overall, the junior varsity squad is now 16-2.

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