Concord Too Much For Wawasee Netters
It was another frustrating night on the court for the Wawasee volleyball team. Concord handed the Lady Warriors their third Northern Lakes Conference loss of the season, winning 3-0.
The night was frustrating because the Lady Warriors played one of their best matches of the season but could not get around the timely plays of Concord.
Concord escaped the first game 25-23. Wawasee looked as if it was going to even things up by winning the second game but the Warriors blew a 21-17 lead giving Concord a 26-24 victory. Concord won the third game 25-20.
Liz Hardy has 2.5 blocks for Wawasee while Madi Wilson led the team with four aces. Alli Ousley led the team with 21, Aly Anderson had 26 digs for the Warriors and Seaquinn Bright led with nine kills.
We played our best overall volleyball tonight,” said Wawasee head coach Jeff Phillips. “That is a great sign heading into our home invitational on Saturday.”
Wawasee (8-9, 0-3) will begin play at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
DeKalb Hits A Perfect 10 Against Wawasee
The DeKalb girls soccer team had its way with Wawasee in Syracuse on Thursday night.
The Barons lit up the scoreboard with 10 goals for a 10-0 win over the Lady Warriors. Eight of those goals came in the second half as Wawasee played without its starting varsity goalie, Nicole Streby who went down with an injury.
“We played solid defense in the first half, DeKalb is just a very good team,” said Wawasee head coach Doug Heinisch. “They completely overwhelmed us in the second half.”
Wawasee is now 1-9 on the season.
The junior varsity team lost 3-0 to DeKalb.
Concord Downs Wawasee Freshmen
The Wawasee freshmen football team had a tough night on the gridiron.
The Warriors fell 20-6 at the hands of NLC foe Concord. Zack Linnemeier scored on a 15-yard touchdown pass for the Warriors. Wawasee falls to 2-2 and 0-2 in the NLC with the loss.
Wawasee will host NorthWood next Thursday night at Warrior Field.
Chargers Too Powerful For Warriors
The Elkhart Memorial tennis team managed to pull out a victory over Wawasee on Thursday evening. The Chargers claimed a 3-2 win over the Warriors despite solid play from top to bottom by Wawasee.
Wawasee’s Todd Hauser won 6-4, 6-2 over Brendan Graber on the No. 1 singles court. Nate Perek struggled on the No. 2 singles court losing 6-2, 6-3 to Brett Wilson. Cal Heinisch won a very entertaining match. After losing the first set 6-2 to Justin Walter, Heinisch took the next two matches 7-5, 7-6.
In doubles competition Nate Haines and Jake Hutchinson lost 6-1, 6-1 to Memorial’s Jon Bailey and Stephen Tefft. Brayton Fretz and Leonord Kline also fell for the Warriors, losing 6-0, 6-3 to Alec Mark and Daniel Asbury.
Wawasee is now 3-11 overall and 0-6 in NLC play.
The Warrior junior varsity team picked up its first varsity win of the season. Wawaseee downed Memorial 5-1 behind victories on all four singles courts. Wawasee’s JV is now 3-5 overall and 1-5 in the NLC.