WARSAW – The Warsaw volleyball team bounced back in a big way Wednesday night.
The Tigers showed their resiliency in rallying past Fort Wayne Carroll 3-2 in a non-conference matchup.
Host Warsaw, which lost a 3-1 final to Class 4-A power Penn Monday night, rallied to top the Chargers 25-20, 21-25, 18-25, 25-22, 15-8.
Standout Emily Poe powered the offense for the Tigers, who improve to 23-7 with the win. The senior outside hitter slammed down a team-high 14 kills in the victory.
Poe had a strong all-around match as she also led the winners with four aces and added 13 digs.
Junior Katie Voelz blasted 10 kills and had a pair of blocks for coach Mike Howard’s squad.
Junior Megan Chauncey racked up 37 assists for the Tigers and had three aces. Cassie Hoag added five assists for Warsaw.
Jordyn Lindeman led Warsaw with three blocks. Peyton Adamiec had a team-high 16 digs. Taylor Jagger contributed with eight kills in the win.
The Warsaw junior varsity team opened the night with a 25-19, 25-21 win over Carroll.
Courtney Steffensmeyer and Kenzie Welk each had four kills for Warsaw. Kendra Burns picked up 12 assists and three aces. Caroline Mayer had 12 digs and an ace. Brynn Durecki had seven digs and Blake McGarvey added six. Stffensmeyer also had an ace and Emily Bailey had four blocks and Haley Peterson one.
The Tigers conclude regular season play Saturday by hosting their own Warsaw Spiker Invitational at 10 a.m. Warsaw will then have a week off before facing Elkhart Memorial in a semifinal match of the Class 4-A Warsaw Sectional on Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m.