Girls Varsity Volleyball · Niles Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Dowagiac 3-0 To Win the First Round of Districts


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The Niles Varsity Volleyball Team swept Dowagiac in the first found of Districts tonight 25-20, 25-20, and 25-11. Niles had a mission tonight – to play with energy, heart, trust, and to take care of their teammates; I told that that if they did that, the score would take care of itself. I am so proud these girls. They have been working incredibly hard to keep coming together and improving as a team, and that hard work showed on the court. They were totally focused on each and every point and staying mentally tough one play at a time. They are celebrating the win, but they are focused in and excited to get back in the gym tomorrow to prepare for Wednesday. Niles is now 25-21-5 and will face Edwardsburg in round two.

Leading scorers:
Cadence Knight 12 points, 1 ace
Grace Florkowski 11 points
Nikki Nate 8 points, 3 aces
Bianca Pickens 4 points
Emma Beckman 3 points
Zoie Appleberry 2 points

Kills:
Taylor Bailey 8
Nikki Nate 6
Zoie Appleberry 4
Jillian Brucker 4
Amara Palmer 3
Marika Ruppart 3
Grace Florkowski 1
Cadence Knight 1
Emma Beckman 1
Lexi Krueger 1

Blocks:
Marika Ruppart 5
Nikki Nate 1
Taylor Bailey 1

Digs:
Bianca Pickens 11
Grace Florkowski 9
Emma Beckman 8
Nikki Nate 7
Cadence Knight 7
Jillian Bruckner 2

Assists:
Grace Florkowski 15
Emma Beckman 8