Tigers start season 4-1
DANVILLE — The New London volleyball team went 4-1 at the Danville Tournament on Saturday, falling only to Class 3A No. 14 Mediapolis.
The Tigers, ranked sixth in Class 1A, defeated the host team, Danville, along with Louisa-Muscatine, Maharishi and Ft. Madison, each in two sets, at the weekend tournament.
On the day, New London’s Emily Parks had a team-high 27 kills, and Morgan Christner contributed 18. Kenadi Schulte had 15 kills.
Sami Koontz served 12 aces, followed in that category by Frankie Johnson (10) and Christner (9).
Sarah Holtkamp had 39 assists for the Tigers and Emma Pry had 15.
Koontz made 17 digs and Parks made 16. Johnson had 13.
Mahala Jewett had two blocks and Josten Boyer put up one block.
The Tigers are now 4-1 on the season and play at Central Lee in Donnellson on Monday.