October 22, 2021

Creston falls to Harlan

HARLAN – Creston fell to Harlan in straight sets Tuesday night (11-25, 9-25, 13-25).

The Panthers have lost two straight matches going into postseason play.

“We came out slow tonight, we were just dead on our feet, and we just played defeated,” Creston head coach Teresa Arkfeld said.

Morgan Driskell did not play due to an injury sustained in the match against No. 7 Glenwood last week.

Senior outside hitter Hannah Dryden stuck out to coach Arkfeld.

“Hannah really stuck out to me as in a team leader,” coach Arkfeld said. “Pulling the team together and cheering.”

Stats –

Kills – Doryn Paup, 7; Hannah Dryden, 2; Jacy Kralik, 2; Aleah Calvin, 1; Brooklyn McKinney, 1.

Blocks – Jacy Kralik, 1; Hannah Dryden, 1; Doryn Paup, 1.

Digs – Doryn Paup, 8; Keely Coen, 8; Jacy Kralik, 3; Kolbey Bailey, 2; Hannah Dryden, 1; Aleah Calvin, 1; Halle Evans, 1; Brooklyn McKinney, 1.

Assists – Halle Evans, 7; Brooklyn McKinney, 4; Keely Evans, 1.

The Panthers (6-13) next play at ADM (14-7) on Oct. 19 in Class 4A - Region 2 First Round action, the Panthers were sept by the Tigers on Sept. 9 in Creston.