SPORTS SHORTS: Indianola’s lineup too deep for MHS girls

INDIANOLA — The Marshalltown girls’ swimming and diving team managed to win five events but fell to Indianola, 114-70, in Thursday’s CIML dual meet.

The Bobcats got victories from their 200-yard medley relay and 200 freestyle relay teams, both comprised of Averie Wittkop, Taylor Jones, Lesli Waltermire and Maeve Janssen. Waltermire won the 100 freestyle, Wittkop took the 100 backstroke, and Abby Tollefson captured first place in the diving competition as well.

Taylor Jones took second in the 100 breaststroke and Waltermire scored silver in the 200 freestyle, but Indianola’s roster depth made it hard on the Bobcats to break into the top-two.

The Bobcats host Ames for Senior Night on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Marshalltown YMCA/YWCA.

Mustangs swept by South Hardin

ELDORA — The East Marshall volleyball team surrendered 17 aces in a 3-0 loss to Class 2A No. 4 South Hardin on Tuesday in NICL West Division play.

South Hardin (17-0, 4-0) served 65-for-71 with 17 aces in securing a 25-12, 25-5, 25-9 victory.

East Marshall (6-11, 0-4) was led by Kennedy Boliver with four kills and no errors on 10 swings. Kennedy Wheater chipped in with two kills while Callyn Curphy, Lizzy Vesely and Faith Bandstra added one kill each. Bandstra finished with eight assists.

Devyn Crosser contributed two blocks and Curphy had another, while it was Camy Weeks leading the defense with 10 digs. Jane Collum served 8-for-9 with one ace to lead the Mustangs.


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