IHS Volleyball - Carly Gallion

Senior power

Isle 12th-grader Carly Gallion has performed well as the Huskies’ libero.

The Isle Huskies volleyball team brought their overall record to 3-11, not including tournament play, last week beating McGregor and East Central.


When Isle coach Nancy Miller was asked who were the heroes in Isle’s 3-1 win over McGregor on Sept. 30, she said, “the whole team was.”

Playing some of the best volleyball of the year, Isle produced a season-high 20 kills, recorded nine aces and got high-percentage serves from Emily Miller (30-30), Tommi Spengler (14-15), Isabelle Krawiecki (10-11) and 12-14 from Jill Thompson, leading to the victory.

Spengler, Krawiecki and Mary Ajax combined for 16 of the Huskies’ 20 kills.

The back-court made good on 12 of 16 dig-attempts which helped Isle’s cause.

Isle 25 25 23 25

McGregor 18 17 25 16

East Central

The East Central Eagles volleyball team came to Isle on Oct. 1 with a record of 0-18 and ranked 182nd among the 190 Class A teams in the state.

The host team, the Isle Huskies, were looking for their third win of the season.

Isle won in three straight sets, but the victory was anything but easy.

Set one saw the teams tie eight times, including at 23-23, but six kills by Tommi Spengler and four aces helped Isle win, 25-23.

Set two was an even closer affair. The teams tied nine times. including 23-23.

In fact, the Huskies were down 22-16 before going on a 10-2 run to win by two points, 26-24.

Seven Eagle serves into the net helped Isle win the third set and the match.

Isle finished the night with 20 kills, including nine off the hand of Spengler. The Huskies got 20 points off the service of Jill Thompson, including serving the six pressure winning points of game two.

 EC 23 24 16

Isle 25 26 25

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