RENSSELAER — South Newton’s volleyball program is like that runaway locomotive barreling down the tracks.
On Tuesday, Rensselaer Central was the latest team looking to slow the Rebels but to no avail. South Newton picked up is 15th straight win, dominating the host Bombers, 3-0, one night after an emotional win over Class 4A Kankakee Valley.
The Rebels won by 25-8, 25-11 and 25-10 scores. They opened the evening by winning 11 straight points on junior Leah Schriner’s serves and never trailed in any of the three games.
Schriner finished 18 of 18 serving with nine aces and added seven digs. She was also 9 of 12 attacking with five kills and 19 of 20 setting with 10 assists.
Madeline Whaley was 14 of 14 attacking with six kills and 9 of 9 serving with an ace. Kim Hall added five kills and finished 16 of 16 setting with seven assists and Samantha Warren was 7 of 8 attacking with six kills.
Hayley Warne finished 10 of 12 serving with three aces and Elizabeth Garing was 19 of 19 serving with three aces and added seven digs.
A night before, South Newton knocked off a talented Kankakee Valley squad 25-15, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21.
Statistical leaders for South Newton were; Shriner (16 kills, one ace, 10 digs, and 15 assists), Whaley (12 kills, a block, and 20 digs), Warren (seven kills, two aces, two blocks, and six digs), Malyah Embery (three kills, and one dig), Hall (two kills, four aces, three blocks, 13 digs, and 12 assists), Hayley Warne (one kill, two aces, and nine digs), and Elizabeth Garing (two aces, 12 digs and three assists).
In other action:
South Newton defeated Faith Christian
25-9, 25-22, 25-12
Maddie Whaley and Leah Shriner each had nine kills tolled South Newton to a three set sweep over Faith Christian Thursday night to improve to 16-0 on the season.
Samantha Warren added three kills and a block in the victory, while Schriner and Whaley served up three and two aces respectively.
Leading the team in digs was Whaley with eight, Elizabeth Garing six, Kim Hall, five Hayley Warne, 5, and Warren five.
Hall also led the team with 12 assists, while Shriner added eight.