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Tribune photo by Tom Larson ACGC junior hitter Jacey Nelson, left, sends a shot over the net as Benson junior hitter Cyra Carlson, right, attempts to block the shot during a West Central Conference match on Tuesday in Grove City. Benson won in three games.

Prep volleyball: Benson sweeps ACGC

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GROVE CITY -- Benson won its second straight West Central Conference match on Tuesday, shutting down ACGC's hitting game and winning in three games.

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The Braves won 27-25, 25-15 and 25-19.

The Braves improved to 2-4 in the conference and they are 4-6 overall.

ACGC fell to 3-2 in the WCC and 5-7 overall.

Benson won a tight game one and appeared inspired by the victory.

They sped out to a big lead in the game two and closed out the match as the Falcons were beset by hitting errors.

The Braves recorded eight solo blocks compared to ACGC's one and the Falcons committed more hitting errors than they had kills.

Benson's Emma Peterson played a solid all-around game, with 14 kills, 4 solo blocks, 5 service aces and 12 digs.

Brianna Staton and Cyra Carlson both had 6 kills and Alexa Nissen had 5. Nissen also had 14 set assists and Hanna Lindblad had 5.

ACGC's Sydney Larson and Shelby Schroeder both had 5 kills.

The Braves play next at YME on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Benson 3, ACGC 0

Benson 27 25 25

ACGC 25 15 19

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Benson

Serving: Emma Peterson 12-14-5, Alexa Nissen 17-18-2, Abby Tolifson 10-10-0, Mady Krienke 8-9-1, Hannah Moline 19-19-0, Hanna Lindblad 6-8-0 ... Setting: Nissen 49-50-14, Shyyanne Himley 6-6-0, Lindblad 36-43-12 ... Hitting: Peterson 32-34-14, Nissen 15-20-5, Brianna Staton 21-24-6, Cyra Calrson 10-11-6, Beth Erhardt 3-4-1, Himley 5-5-2, Lindblad 7-7-3 ... Blocking (aces): Peterson 4, Staton 1, Carlson 1, Erhardt 1, Himley 1 ... Digs: Peterson 12, Tolifson 19, Nissen 7, Moline 12, Lindblad 6

ACGC

Serving: Kelsey Kramer 13-13-2, Rebecca Lang 4-4-1, Payton Wilner 9-9-1, Mariah Remmel 6-6-0, Shelby Schroeder 5-5-0 ... Setting: Wilner 55-55-14, Schroeder 4-4-0 ... Hitting: Larson 31-34-5, Schroeder 10-13-5, Jacey Nelson 13-18-3, Kramer 7-12-2, Kaitlyn Moore 2-3-1 ... Blocking (aces): Nelson 1 ... Digs: Larson 6, Nelson 5

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