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By Dan Lingle
Moose Lake Star-Gazette 

Bombers beat Cardinals in 5 sets

 

October 10, 2019

Dan Lingle

The Barnum Bombers hosted the Cardinals of Cromwell-Wright on the 3rd of October. It would end up to be a long night as the Bombers and Cardinals both played with a number of long volleys.

The first set would see the Cardinals take the lead and force the Bombers to play catch up. The Bombers struggled with hitting errors which set them back. The Cardinals would take the first set 25-17.

The second set would see the Bombers regroup and start to hit and dig better, but the Cardinals would also put up some good numbers. It became a back and forth battle to the end. The Bombers would come away with the second set victory to even up the night at 1 set apiece.

The third set looked as though the Cardinals were having communication difficulties as the Bombers took the early lead and never looked back. Hitting errors would see the Cardinals drop the third set to the Bombers 25-13.

The Cardinals would find their rhythm again in the fourth set and dominate the Bombers. The Bombers on the other hand looked as they just couldn't get it together and would fall to the Cardinals 25-7.

Dan Lingle

The fifth set was the tie break. The Cardinals and Bombers started out even in the beginning trading score for score but soon the Bombers took the lead and the Cardinals started to make mistakes. The Bombers would eventually take the victory in the fifth set 15-9, giving the Bombers the win over the Cardinals 3 sets to 2.

The Bombers ended the night with Alina Lekander leading the Bombers with 12 kills, 12 digs and 2 ace serves. Reese Miletich would have 9 kills, 1 block, 16 digs and 2 ace serves. Lacie O'Leary would have 8 kills, 14 digs, 2 assists and 4 aces. Kendal Miletich would have 7 kills, 1 block, and 11 digs. Olivia Bogenholm would have 1 kill, 1 assist, and 4 digs. Danna Weets would have 10 digs and 2 ace serves. Brooke Doran would have 34 assists, 8 digs and 2 ace serves.

 

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