Wildcats are third in Cascade Invite

Tate Trenkamp competes for Maquoketa Valley at the Cascade Invitational Sept. 15. The Wildcats were third overall, and first among Class 1A/2A teams. (Photo by Pete Temple)

Cross country

     Maquoketa Valley’s boys recorded a third place finish in the 10-team Cascade Invitational Friday, Sept. 15 at Fillmore Fairways. The Wildcats scored 87 points, finishing behind only Western Dubuque (38) and Center Point-Urbana (80).

     The Wildcats, who are currently ranked 10th in Class 1A, were the top 1A/2A team at the meet.

     MV’s Chance Downs finished fifth overall with a time of 18 minutes, 34 seconds. Tate Trenkamp was 16th in 19:18, Brenden Hogan 17th in 19:21, Derek Mensen 23rd in 19:39, Mason Lubben 26th in 19:41, Daniel Hunter 35th in 20:09, and Jon Seibert 48th in 20:56.



     Maquoketa Valley opened Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball play in a positive way, winning its first two matches, before competing in the West Delaware Tournament last week.

     Maquoketa Valley (2-0, 6-10) started the week with a three-set sweep of Clinton Prince of Peace in Delhi, by scores of 25-12, 25-10, 25-9. The match was the opener of MV’s Tri-Rivers Conference schedule.

     Maci Freiburger led the Wildcats in kills with 11, and Payton Ries had six. Abby Holtz made 11 assists, and Maddy Anderegg had seven. Ries had four blocks. Macy Hoeger had 11 digs, and Emerson Whittenbaugh had 10. Hoeger and Holtz each served 19-for-19 with three aces.

     On Thursday, Sept. 14, MV traveled to Calamus-Wheatland and scored a 25-14, 25-15, 25-15 sweep. Ries had 10 kills and Hoeger had eight, as Holtz contributed 17 assists and Anderegg had nine. The ‘Cats had 75 digs, led by Macy Hoeger with 20, Whittenbaugh with 16 and Holtz with 13. Ries made three blocks. Serving 100 percent were Macy Hoeger, Holtz, Ella Imler, Whittenbaugh and Anderegg.

     MV then played in the West Delaware Tournament Sept. 16 in Manchester, and went 0-3 in pool play. The Wildcats lost to Starmont 18-21, 14-21 despite 10 digs and six assists by Holtz. Anderegg also had six assists. Brooke Wilson had five kills, and Whittenbaugh had four. Macy Hoeger had eight digs, while Imler and Whittenbaugh had seven each. Imler also served 9-for-9, and Ries was 7-for-7.

     Against Bellevue Marquette, the Wildcats fell 20-22, 21-12, 7-15. Ries and Whittenbaugh had six kills apiece, and Macy Hoeger had four. Holtz made 12 assist and served 14-for-14 with two aces. Olivia Hoeger, Ries and Wilson had two blocks each.

     The Wildcats also lost to Independence, 8-21, 6-21. Whittenbaugh had six digs in that match. Holtz made five assists.



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