On October 24th, the KML Chargers faced Lake Country Lutheran in the Regional Finals match. The Chargers were unable to claim the title on their home court against the Lightning, falling in three sets, 26-28, 21-25 and 14-25. In set one, KML came out strong and ready to fight. After the first five points, the team led for most of the match including a six point lead at 20-14. With the score 24-21 the Chargers missed a crucial game-point serve causing a time out to be taken by the Chargers. Lake Country Lutheran capitalized on this error and rallied back to tie it up 24-24. The two teams then went back and forth scoring until another error from the Chargers and a kill by Lake Country Lutheran put an end to set one. The Chargers struggled to come back and battle in sets two and three after their tough loss in the first set. In set two, the Chargers hit a positive hitting percentage of 0.182 collectively as a team. They had 12 kills in 33 attempts and did a better job of extending rallies, but this was not enough. Lake Country Lutheran dominated the floor and knew how to better the ball. In set three, the Chargers stayed close initially, however, the Lightning ended up pulling away and taking set three and the match. Senior Elle Truckenbrod led the team with 9 kills and Emily Honzelka had 8. Behind the line, Elle Truckenbrod also had 2 of the team’s 5 aces. Defensively, Samantha Kohl tallied 11 digs and Caitlin Johnson had 10. Madison Fischer collected 14 assists and Kohl had 7.
- 3 Lake Country Lutheran High School
- 0 Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
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