Siemens, Dolan to Corn Bowl first team

North Butler's Emily Dolan (2) hits against the block in a recent match. Looking on is Kenzie Siemens (5) and Channing Wunsch (1). All three earned all-conference honors. (Kristi Nixon photo)
GREENE – North Butler seniors Kenzie Siemens and Emily Dolan were one of only two teams to land two on the Corn Bowl Conference first team announced recently.

The Bearcats finished third among Corn Bowl Conference teams with a 5-2 record behind Nashua-Plainfield and West Fork.

Siemens, an outside hitter, led the Bearcats with 365 kills, second in the conference only to unanimous selection Lindsey Peterson of West Fork.

Dolan recorded 266 kills and 255 digs after recovering a major knee injury during the 2012-13 basketball season.

Senior setter Marisa Speedy was given a second-team nod, finishing second in the Corn Bowl in total set assists with 654, which was good for 7.03 assists per set.

Speedy also led the team in serve efficiency at .960.

Channing Wunsch, a senior who had 44 blocks and 163 digs, was an honorable mention selection.


Corn Bowl All-Conference Volleyball

First Team

Briley Fisher, Nashua-Plainfield*; Lindsey Peterson, West Fork*; Kendall Moorehead, Central Springs*; Hattie Davidson, Northwood-Kensett*; Autumn Brigham, Saint Ansgar*; Madison Wood, Rockford*; Amber Carter, Nashua-Plainfield; Kenzie Siemens, North Butler; Emily Dolan, North Butler; Megan Peterson, Central Springs.

Second Team

Aubry Bienemann, Nashua-Plainfield; Dallas Weiss, Nashua-Plainfield; Ahna Larson, West Fork; Courtney Larson, West Fork; Marisa Speedy, North Butler; Kaitlyn Faught, Central Springs; Taryn Van Ryswyk, Northwood-Kensett; Katelyn Jaspers, Northwood-Kensett; Noelle Hulshizer, Saint Ansgar; Taylor Uthe, Riceville.

Honorable Mention

Hannah Holthaus, Nashua-Plainfield; Kaitlyn Liekweg, West Fork; Channing Wunsch, North Butler; Carly Miller, Central Springs; Chandler Capitani, Northwood-Kensett; Tess Mayer, Saint Ansgar; Emily Carroll, Rockford; McKayla Heczko, Riceville.
* indicated unanimous selection