Match Recap: Class B, Skutt vs. Bennington
In the quarterfinals match between #1 seed Skutt and #8 seed Bennington, Skutt swept the match 25-17, 25-23, 25-22, three sets to none. Even though Bennington didn’t pull out the win, they gave Skutt a run for its money taking…
In the quarterfinals match between #1 seed Skutt and #8 seed Bennington, Skutt swept the match 25-17, 25-23, 25-22, three sets to none. Even though Bennington didn’t pull out the win, they gave Skutt a run for its money taking the lead multiple times during the match. There were quite a few standout players from both teams.
Sophomore outside hitter Megan Skovsende had 12 kills with 7 digs. Husker recruit Lindsay Krause and Lily Heyne were close behind with 10 kills each. Setter Delaney Saucier closed out the match with 43 assists. Skutt seemed a little disorganized at times, making some errors that are generally not like their pristine offense. Tomorrow, look for Skutt during their semifinal match to come back stronger and have much less unforced errors than today.
Junior Kaysen Aksamit led the Badgers with 9 kills. Michaela Bartels and Machaela Puck had 8 and 7 kills, respectively. Setter Grace Jensen finished the match with 23 assists. Even though Skutt’s statistics show that Skutt easily had the win, the scores show differently. Bennington truly did capitalize on Skutt’s unforced errors and came quite close to stealing the last two sets from Skutt.
With Skutt’s win over Bennington, they will play in the semifinal match against ____ tomorrow November 10th at 7pm at Pinnacle Bank Arena.