I-S gets the win
T-Birds beat the Tigers
By Holly Neumann
The Iola-Scandinavia Thunderbirds volleyball team won at home Tuesday, beating the Tigerton Tigers, three of four games in a non-conference match up.
The T-Birds won the first two games 25-16 and 25-10.
Tigerton came back in the third, outscoring the T-Birds 20-25.
The two teams battled it out in the fourth, with the score going back and forth, until the T-Birds finally sealed the deal with a 29-27 victory.
Payton Wester led the T-Birds with 15 points, including 11 aces, six kills and nine blocks throughout the night.
Other team leaders were Karina Finch who pitched in 14 points, with seven aces and five kills. Mackenzie Kielblock with 7 kills and Bryanna Kisting with 27 assists.
The T-Birds will be back in action on Thursday, Aug 31, when they travel to Almond to take on Almond, Manawa and Marion. Games will begin at 4 p.m.