COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Freshman Agustina Fainguersch recorded six kills and junior Imani Guy added five kills with six blocks Thursday (Aug. 27) to lead the Columbus North volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over visiting Heritage Christian.
Senior Avery Wendel contributed five kills, four blocks and three service aces for the Bull Dogs, who improved to 2-3.
Junior Maliah Howard-Bass chipped in three kills, four digs and a team-best 18 assists, while senior Anne Marie Kiel and junior Hannah Weaver also tallied three kills apiece.
Senior Grace Sonderman and freshman Maddy Sebahar each produced three aces and four digs, while junior Madeline Johnson had 10 assists.
"We did a good job of controlling our side of the court and forcing (Heritage Christian) to make the errors," Columbus North coach Caitlin Greiner said. "Our unforced errors went down significantly from Tuesday. I am pleased with the girls' effort and energy, even when we were down."
Columbus North also prevailed in both sub-varsity matches.
Junior Jane Phillips notched four kills and three aces as the Bull Dogs took a 25-23, 25-9 decision in the JV match. Freshman Lily Meyercord contributed five aces, five digs and 30 assists, while sophomore Emma Perry notched 19 assists. Sophomore Sidney Roese collected six digs, and sophomore Kennedy Staggs had five digs.
In the freshman match, Jenna Fath pinpointed seven aces and Thais Oehninger tallied four aces as CN posted a 25-23, 18-25, 15-10 victory. Natalie Lucas tallied three kills, and Sophie McKinney had seven assists.
Columbus North returns to action on Tuesday (Sept. 1) when it hosts Bloomington North. JV and freshman matches begin at 6 p.m., and the varsity follows the JV at about 7 p.m.