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CAPE GIRARDEAU — The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions posted a 2-1-2 record Friday and Saturday during the Dig for Life Volleyball Challenge at Southeast Missouri State.

Calvary Lutheran went 2-0-1 in pool play, winning 25-8, 25-15 against Cooter and beating Zalma 25-17, 25-15 on Friday. In Saturday's final pool-play match, Calvary Lutheran split with Campbell, winning the first set 25-23 and dropping the second 22-25.

During Saturday's challenge round, Calvary Lutheran also split with Gideon, winning the first set 25-24 and losing the second 20-25.

Advancing to the Black Division's Gold Bracket, the Lady Lions lost in three sets in the first round, falling to South Iron 22-25, 25-20, 22-25.

The tournament consisted of 60 teams divided into 15 pools. Calvary Lutheran was one of 32 teams in the Black Division.

In the two-day tournament, Johnson tallied a team-high 34 kills, including 12 against South Iron. Jaelyn Engelbrecht had 16 kills, while Maddi Layson and Abi Lagore finished with 15 and 14 kills, respectively. Elizabeth Lieb also tallied 11 kills.

Julia Kollmeyer finished with 22 assists, while Jordyn Mays had 31 of her 36 assists in the three-set loss to South Iron. Layson also had 15 assists against Gideon.

Johnson led the team with 42 digs, recording double digits in two of the five matches. Lagore finished with 34 digs, while Layson had 29 and Engelbrecht tallied 27.

Engelbrecht topped the Lady Lions with 23 total blocks, while Lagore had 16 and Layson and Johnson finished with 12 and 10, respectively.

Johnson served 16 aces, including eight in the opening win against Cooter. Lagore, Layson and Engelbrecht each finished with six.

Calvary Lutheran (6-1-2) plays Tuesday at North Callaway.

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