Lady Lancers Go On The Offensive

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The Lincolnwood High School volleyball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a two-game win at Bunker Hill on Thursday, Aug. 26.

The Lancers waltzed through game one against the Minutemaids, winning 25-10, then held on for a 25-18 victory in game two.

With 10 aces and 27 kills on the night, the serving game and attack were on point. Avery Pope and Desi Pitchford led from the serving line, with Pope contributing 12 points and three aces, while Pitchford had 10 points and four aces.

Pope contributed at the net ,too, posting 10 assists and a kill, while Tessa Funderburk led the team in assists with 12, chipping in two kills. Hailee Belsher picked up where she let off in the game one win over Edinburg and put down 12 kills, upping her total to 23 in two games. Jazmin Seaton-Hobson added in six kills, while Sidney Glick did a little bit of everything with three kills, five points and three assists.

On the defensive end, Belsher put down a block, while Glick and Funderburk also sent hits back the other way. Madyson Bockewitz led Lincolnwood in digs with six, with Belsher adding three and Haelee Damm chipping in two.

The Lincolnwood JV team also came away with a win on Thursday, beating the Minutemaids in a three-game thriller, 25-12, 17-25 and 15-8.

The Lancers will host Greenfield-Northwestern on Tuesday, Aug. 31, with an “orange team” game at 5 p.m., followed by the JV at 6 p.m. and the varsity contest. 

August 26 at Bunker Hill

Lincolnwood 25 25

Bunker Hill 10 18

Lincolnwood Statistics

Service Points: Avery Pope 12, Desi Pitchford 10, Sidney Glick 5, Hailee Belsher 3, Haelee Damm 3. Aces: Desi Pitchford 4, Avery Pope 3, Sidney Glick 1, Hailee Belsher 1, Haelee Damm 1. Kills: Hailee Belsher 12, Jazmin Seaton-Hobson 6, Sidney Glick 3, Haelee Damm 2, Tessa Funderburk 2, Desi Pitchford 1, Avery Pope 1. Assists: Tessa Funderburk 12, Avery Pope 10, Sidney Glick 3. Blocks: Hailee Belsher 2, Sidney Glick 1, Tessa Funderburk 1. Digs: Madyson Bockewitz 6, Hailee Belsher 3, Haelee Damm 2, Sidney Glick 1, Desi Pitchford 1, Avery Pope 1.

Record: Lincolnwood (2-0).

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