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Flivvers down Maroons

Win in three

October 9, 2012
The Daily News

KINGSFORD - Kingsford cruised to another Great Northern Conference volleyball victory Monday.

The Flivvers, with Margo Wittenbach registering 12 kills and Carlee Benzie adding 10, defeated Menominee 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-16).

Kingsford improved to 7-0 with three GNC matches remaining.

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Kingsford’s Margo Wittenbach (17) soars for a spike while teammates Carlee Benzie (3) and Andrea Roell (8) look on during Monday’s Great Northern Conference match with Menominee.

"Everything was kind of smooth and we just flowed together," Flivver coach Mandie Meyer said. "The passing was dead-on and it makes it so much easier to run our offense."

Brooke Sanford produced 34 assists for the Flivvers.

Flivvers scrimmage Northland International University Wednesday and return to GNC play Tuesday, Oct. 16, with Escanaba.

Kingsford's junior varsity, which competes in the Norway Invitational on Saturday, lost to Menominee.

Summary follows:


Kills - Margo Wittenbach 12, Carlee Benzie 10, Andrea Roell 6, Brooke Sanford 3, Lillian Slajus 3, Lauren Smith 2, Shelby Londo 1.

Assists - Sanford, 34.

Aces - Wittenbach and Roell, each with 4; Benzie and Londo, each with 2; Sarah Kleilamp 1.


Sam Krah - 3 aces, 3 digs; Karli Barley - 2 kills, 2 aces; Maddy Anderla - 2 aces, 1 kill, 3 digs.



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