Wolfpack Defeat Lady Warriors

ELGIN — The Wolfpack continued their domination of Neligh-Oakdale on the volleyball court Tuesday night, posting a 25-10, 25-16 victory.
The victory put the Wolfpack back on the right track after a surprise loss earlier in the evening to Riverside (see separate story).
Against the Warriors, EPPJ came out strong to start the match and held the Warriors to single-digit scoring for most of the first game.
A kill by Nicki Payne gave the Wolfpack a 17 to 7 lead midway through game #1. Later, a kill by Elizabeth Selting closed out the game.
The second game was much closer. The Wolfpack pulled away late to seal the victory.
With the score tied 8-all, EPPJ went on an eight-to-two run. Ally Wemhoff had three service points, Paige Meis and Grace Henn combined on a stuff block.
The teams traded points before an ace serve by Calli Krebs made the score 19-12. The Wolfpack then closed out the match with a six to four run.
For the match, the Wolfpack were 41 of 48 hitting with 19 kills. Leading the way was Elizabeth Selting with seven kills followed by Meis with four, Henn and Amy Nelson each had three, Baylee Wemhoff and Payne each had one.
The Wolfpack benefitted from five ace serves in the match. Ally Wemhoff led the way with two, Selting, Nelson and Krebs each had one.
Nelson, Selting and Meis each were credited with one solo block.
The Wolfpack had just eight digs in the match, led by Jordan Mescher with four, Kelsey Welding, Krebs, Nelson and Ally Wemhoff each had one.
Baylee Wemhoff led setters with 13 set assists, Ally Wemhoff and Payne each had two.
Krebs and Mescher tied for the team-high in serve receive with six apiece, Selting had five and Baylee Wemhoff added two.