By PATRICK SLACK
Royalton pulled out a lengthy first set on its way to winning 28-26, 25-20, 20-25, 25-20 at Holdingford, Tuesday.
Junior Haley Olson put up a record-high 40 set assists to set up the Royals’ attack, with senior Emily Fussy the top beneficiary with 14 kills, followed by junior Hayley Gottwalt (9), senior Katelyn Kasella (6), freshman Brandi Kloss (5), junior Abby Duevel (4) and sophomore Kayla Eli (3).
Fussy also had 14 digs, with senior Jenna Skajewski and Kasella each adding 11.
Junior Chelsey Gerads was a perfect 19-of-19 serving and had 16 digs defensively for the Huskers.
Sophomore Summer Storm finished with 15 kills and senior Anna Warzecha posted 22 set assists.