Lady Leafs notch a big win against Rock Island

Chris Steele
Maddi Barickman sets the ball during Geneseo’s victory over Galesburg.

The Lady Leafs’ volleyball team earned a special win against Rock Island, finished seventh at the Clinton Invite and competed against Sterling.

Geneseo at Sterling

The Golden Warriors defeated the Lady Leafs 25-15, 25-15 in Sterling on Sept. 13.

Geneseo’s Emily Pobanz had a strong match with four kills, two digs and a block.

Maddi Barickman kept the offense moving with 14 assists and three digs, while Elli Weller tallied eight digs.

Abbi Barickman finished with two kills, a block and a dig, and Maggi Weller added an ace and five digs.

The Leafs’ Cora Varland tacked on four kills and two digs, and Keeli Frerichs finished with three digs.

Alex Horne tallied three kills and a block, and Hannah Himmelman finished with a kill and two blocks.

Clinton Invite

Geneseo won the consolation bracket to finish in seventh place at the Clinton Invite on Sept. 15.

Geneseo lost their opening match against Wahlert (Dubuque) 23-21, 21-19, but the Leafs rebounded with a win against Muscatine 21-15, 21-8.

The Leafs suffered a tough three-set loss against Davenport Central 12-21, 21-15, 15-8, but Geneseo rebounded with a victory over Davenport North 25-23, 25-16.

Geneseo finished off the tournament with a 21-15, 21-14 against Central Dewitt.

Maddi Barickman kept the Geneseo offense humming with 74 assists, 22 digs, three aces, two kills and two blocks.

Geneseo’s Pobanz tallied 23 kills, five blocks and seven digs, and Abbi Barickman finished with 23 kills, three blocks and two digs.

Maggi Weller tacked on two aces and 44 digs, and Daniels added 28 digs and four aces.

Elli Weller finished with 28 digs, three aces and four kills, and Frerichs added 43 digs.

Himmelman had a nice offensive showing with 11 kills, 10 blocks and 10 digs, and Horne finished with nine kills and 10 blocks.

Cora Varland added three kills and two blocks, and Hannah Adams finished with five digs and an assist.

Geneseo at Rock Island

The Lady Leafs fought their way to a 26-24, 25-20 victory in Rock Island on Sept. 17.

Abbi Barickman provided the offense with eight kills and six digs, and Himmelman added three kills, five digs, a block and an ace.

Maddi Barickman continues to do a little of everything finishing with 23 assists, three kills, three blocks and eight digs.

Maggi Weller tallied 14 digs, and Pobanz finished with six kills, two digs and a block.

Horne added three kills, three blocks and two digs.

Elli Weller tacked on three digs, and Frerichs finished with five digs.

Geneseo improves their record to 14-6 overall.