Benton and Belle Plaine win first-round tournament matches

Class 1A Region 7 First Round

Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at Belle Plaine

Belle Plaine (25-11) 3, Cedar Valley Christian (3-14) 0

CVC 20 14 15 – 0
BP  25 25 25 – 3
Grace Bean celebrates against BGM. Photo by Les Jacobi. Belle Plaine travels to New London on Monday.

Mandy Chizek had 24 assists. The team had 41 kills in 90 attempts with 16 errors. Grace Bean and Jacey Reineke had 13 kills each. Chizek added nine. Reineke had 15 digs. Bean added 14 and Rachel Benton had 10. The team was 65 of 70 in serves with 13 aces. Benton had five aces and was 15 of 16. Reineke was 12 of 12 and had two aces.

Belle Plaine hosts BGM (10-14) in the second round of the regional tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. The match starts at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at Belle Plaine

Belle Plaine (26-11) 3, BGM (10-15) 1

BGM 26 20 21  8 - 1
BP  24 25 25 25 - 3

Mandy Chizek had 36 assists. Belle Plaine had 48 kills in 96 attempts with 11 errors. Grace Bean had 18 kills. Jacey Reineke had 16 kills. Reineke also had 15 digs. Rachel Benton had 13 and Chizek added 10. The team had 10 blocks. Bean had three. With two each were Kyla Shaull and Denisyn Adams. The team was 71 of 79 in serves (89.9 percent) with 14 aces. With four aces each were Adams and Bean. With three aces was Benton. Chizek was 19 of 19. Reineke was 10 of 10.

BGM had 32 kills in 144 attempts with 26 errors. They were 71 of 76 in serves (93.4 percent) with 10 aces.

Belle Plaine travels to No. 12 New London (27-9) on Monday, Oct. 24. The match starts at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased online.

Class 3A Region 6 quarterfinal

Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at West Marshall

Benton (20-23) 3, West Marshall (18-16) 0

BC 25 25 25 – 3
WM 15 20 22 – 0

Mabry Sadler had 18 assists for Benton. Emma Townsley added 15. Benton had 44 kills in 131 attempts with 19 errors. Piper Nelson had 23 kills. Addison Phillips added 14. Olivia Janss had 21 digs. Phillips had 13 and Nelson had 11. Benton was 67 of 73 for serves with 11 aces. Townsley had five aces. Nelson had three. Phillips was 13 of 13. Brooke DeRycke was 8 of 8. West Marshall had 24 kills in 104 attempts with 13 errors. West Marshall was 56 of 59 in serves with three aces.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at Mount Vernon

No. 3 Mount Vernon (33-5) 3, Benton (20-24) 0

MV 25 25 25 - 3
BC 13 14  9 - 0

Emma Townsley had nine assists in the tournament game against Mount Vernon. The team had 20 kills in 84 attempts with 18 errors. Piper Nelson had 10 Kills. Olivia Janss had six digs. Townsley had four. With one block each were Townsley and Jenna Twedt. The team was 33 of 38 for serves with no aces. Townsley was 10 of 11. Addison Phillips was 5 of 5.

Mount Vernon had 46 kills in 77 attempts with 12 errors. They were 63 of 65 in serves with eight aces. They host Vinton-Shellsburg (28-13) on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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