Graceland def. Dordt 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-18)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defenders fell 3-0 to Graceland in non-league volleyball to Graceland (Iowa) at the De Witt Gym on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center.
Dordt led early in set one but fell behind with a five point run by the Yellow Jackets that made the score 13-9. The Defenders were never closer than three the rest of the set and fell 25-18.
Graceland was up 23-18 on the Defenders in set two but Dordt rallied and tied it 24-24 as Ben Tiemersma served the Defenders to four straight points and he had a kill in the string as well. Graceland retook the lead with a kill and then won the set on an attack error 26-24.
Graceland led from start to finish in set three to win the set and match 25-18.
Graceland had a 38-28 kill advantage and a .222-.104 kill efficiency edge.
Dordt scored seven points on blocks while Graceland had six points of blocks.
Ben Tiemersma led Dordt with 11 kills and he had two solo blocks.
Garret Vander Zee had seven kills and seven digs.
Matt Brandsma had six kills and had a .385 kill efficiency.
Austen Scammon recorded 11 digs.
Keone Coronado had a team high 10 kills and Brenden Danyluck recorded 34 assists.