By Megan Mesch
It was senior night last Tuesday night for the Volleyball girls who played against Meskwaki. The girls went 3 and out and swept the Warriors.There are three seniors on the team this year, Erin Herink, Lillian Howard, and Amanda Howard.
Erin Herink is the daughter of Kevin and Tammy Herink. Erin is a captain for this year's team and has been a leading contributor for the Redhawks. Erin plays middle hitter for the team and plays on the strong side.
Lillian Howard is the daughter of Mike and Julie Howard. Lillian has played many posistion for the Redhawks including; setter, defensive specialist, right side and middle hitter. Amanda Howard is daughter of Kim Daugherty and Todd Howard. Amanda is also a captain and has worked hard and shown great leadership. Amanda plays middle hitter and blocker.She also plays back row.
The girls played a good game against Meskwaki beating them 25-11 in the 1st game, 25-19 in the 2nd, and 25-12 in the 3rd winning the match. Chelsea Dinsdale lead the team with 16 aces with Erin Herink right behind her with 11. Herink and Amanda Howard had 9 kills on the night with Sydney Fehr behind them with 5.
The girls held their winning streak taking it with them on to Thursday's game when they hit the road to play Waterloo Christian. The Redhawks beat them in 3 games winning the match and claiming the Conference Champs title. North Tama beat Waterloo Christian 25-10 in the 1st, 25-13 in the 2nd, and 25-12 in the 3rd.
Erin Isenhower was 100 percent behind the line with 17 serves and 2 aces. Erin Herink was right behind her with 11 serves and Sydney Fehr with 9 servers and 2 aces. Erin Herink and Sydney Fehr each had 8 kills. The girls start district play next Wednesday night at home against Waterloo Christian.