10/12/2017 - The Dike-New Hartford and Waterloo Columbus volleyball teams came into tonight's contest with unblemished records in the North Iowa Cedar League East. The Sailors took set one 25-22 but the Wolverines would respond, winning the final three sets 25-21, 25-16 and 25-19 to win the NICL East championship. Wolverine coach Diane Harms says her team had to earn it against the Sailors.
Leading the Wolverine attack was Baylee Petersen with 18 kills, Amber Rickert added 15 and Morgan Weber ended the night with 12 kills. In all, the Wolverines would finish the night with 56 kills. For the Sailors, Anna Sinnott had 20 kills and Avory Kroll had 18. The Sailors finished with 46 as a team. The Sailors fall to 30-8 overall and are off until postseason play begins. The NICL East champion Wolverines improve to 38-3 and will play at the Johnston Tournament this Saturday before they begin postseason play.