On Monday, October 12th, the Van Meter Bulldogs went up against the Ogden Bulldogs in the West Central Activities Conference Battle of the Bulldogs. Van Meter swept Ogden in 3 sets with the scores of 25-11, 25-12, and 25-7.
Leading the team in kills were Senior Sydney Rainey and Junior Sami McDonald with 8 each. Senior Emma Braun led the team in assists with 9, closely followed by Junior Kaylie Golwitzer with 8, and Senior Sidney Nelson with 6. Several Bulldogs pushed through with 100% serving efficiency on the night. Those included Senior Josie Durflinger, Junior Maia Abrahamson, Junior Zoie Vaught, Sophomore Emma Gilliland, Sophomore Abby Matt, and Golwitzer. Senior Norah Matt led the team in digs with 10, while Abby Matt added in 5 of her own. Rainey had 1 solo block on the night up at the net.
This win puts the Bulldogs at an overall record of 14-3 and a WCAC record of 6-2. The Van Meter Bulldogs finish conference play strong this week with playing Madrid on Tuesday and Woodward Granger on Thursday.