By Becky Walz,
The Class 4A No. 11 Decorah volleyball team (18-6, 2-2 NEIC) couldn’t get the momentum on its side Saturday at the tournament at Western Dubuque, ending the day 1-3.
The day started for the Vikings with a 2-0 win over Davenport North (3-11) by set scores of 21-12 and 21-9. Moving on to face the hosts, Class 4A No. 4 Western Dubuque (17-3), Decorah pushed the match to three sets. Ultimately the Vikings dropped the match 21-18, 10-21 and 5-15. It was another three-set match versus West Branch (12-11) in game three with Decorah falling 17-21, 21-17 and 13-15. The day ended versus Class 2A No. 3 Wapsie Valley (34-2) in two sets. Scores of the sets were 13-21 and 14-21.
Stats from Saturday’s tournament were unavailable at press time.
Decorah will be at Charles City tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 4) for the final conference match of the season at 7:15 p.m. The Vikings are then off until the start of the Northeast Iowa Conference tournament Thursday, Oct. 13, at New Hampton beginning at 6 p.m.