Bearcats nearly perfect at home quad

North Butler’s Sydney Eiklenborg goes to a knee to dig out a serve during last week’s home quadrangular. (Kristi Nixon photo)

GREENE – Finishing 2-1 for the night and almost taking an always-formidable Lake Mills team to a third set, North Butler’s volleyball team showed hustle throughout on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The Bearcats opened with an easy sweep of Nashua-Plainfield, won a close match with Hampton-Dumont and led Lake Mills 19-12 while down a set before succumbing, 21-14, 21-19.

“I think we played well,” North Butler coach Laura Schwickerath said. “I thought we took care of business when we needed to. I thought we competed and believed that we could beat a tough Lake Mills team..."

The full story appears in the Oct. 18 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.