Kee volleyball team falls in pair of hard-fought Upper Iowa Conference matches, wins two of four matches at weekend Riceville Tournament

Winning at the net ... Kee volleyball senior Alexis Johnson swats the ball past a defender in the Hawks’ home loss in four sets to South Winneshiek Tuesday, October 6. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee volleyball team took part in its busiest week of competition this season, playing in a pair of Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) dual matches during the week before taking part in its first and only weekend tournament of the season. That week rode a bit of a roller coaster as it played out, the Hawks first falling at home to South Winneshiek in a four-set battle Tuesday, October 6 and doing likewise in a five-set war at North Fayette Valley Thursday, October 8.

Kee’s net squad then competed in its only weekend tournament of this season, winning two of four matches at the Riceville Tournament Saturday, October 10. The Lady Hawks first defeated Riceville in two sets and then Clarksville in three sets before battling Turkey Valley to a three-set loss and then wrapping up the tournament with a loss to Postville in three sets as well.

Holding a 4-9 season record, the volleyball Hawks were next scheduled to wrap up their regular season schedule with a final pair of Upper Iowa Conference dual matches, Tuesday, October 13 at Turkey Valley followed by a final home dual match Thursday, October 15 with MFL/MarMac. The Lady Hawks will then begin their Class 1A regional tournament Monday, October 19 at Turkey Valley, beginning at 7 p.m., with further details of Kee’s postseason tournament trail available in the October 14, 2020 print edition and e-editiopn of the Standard.

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