Waukon volleyball falls to Crestwood and in three matches at Don Bosco Tournament


Waukon volleyball senior Rylee Einck bumps up this set on the run in the Indians’ three-set home loss to Crestwood Tuesday, October 3. Einck finished with a team-high nine assists and tallied six digs while converting all six of her serves. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon volleyball team played through a winless week of competition, remaining in search of its first win in Northeast Iowa Conference play. This week’s opportunity at that first league win fell short at home against Crestwood Tuesday, October 3 by scores of 16-25, 21-25 and 7-25 before the volleyball Tribe then missed out on any match victories at all for the week with three more losses at the Don Bosco Tournament Saturday, October 7.

Holding an 8-21-2 season record, 0-5 in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Indians were next scheduled to host Class 4A 10th-rated Charles City Tuesday, October 10 to wrap up their regular season dual match schedule before playing in the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament at Crestwood High School in Cresco Saturday, October 14. The Tribe netters will then prepare for their Wednesday, October 18 Class 3A Region 5 first-round tournament match-up at and against New Hampton, beginning at 7 p.m. Further details of the volleyball Tribe’s postseason trail appear elsewhere on this same page in a shaded box in the print edition and e-edition.

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