New Haven ends two game skid headed into Hermann Volleyball Tournament

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Sophomore Taylor Covington (9) had a game high six kills and currently leads the team with 96 kills on the year.

New Haven, Mo.Megan Bauer had an all around career match, serving night points, two aces, along with 10 assists and seven digs.  Taylor Covington recorded a team high six kills off nine attempts, as New Haven snapped back to back losses before heading into this weeks Hermann Volleyball Tournament.

Thursday night New Haven cruised past Sullivan (25-17, 25-10) improving to 13-5 and 2-1 in conference play and an important win heading into Monday’s tournament at Hermann.

New Haven’s Junior Varsity rolled over the Lady Eagles, (25-16, 25-12) reaming perfect in conference play (3-0) and collecting their 14th win of the season, (14-1).  The JV will have the follow week off.

Kayla Meyer served a season high eight points in Thursday's game against Sullivan.

New Haven will see stiff competition this week in The Hermann Volleyball Tournament.

Monday could be a long night for the lady rocks as they begin pool play with their first game at 4 p.m. against Pacific followed by Washington at 7 p.m. and Montgomery County at 8 p.m.

New Haven is probably in the weaker of the two pools with Hermann, Owensville, Borgia, and Union in Pool B, which will be held on Tuesday night.

The top three teams of each pool will advance into tournament play on Thursday with the top two teams playing in the championship bracket and the number three teams competition for consolation. You can download the complete tournament schedule by clicking here.

Tournament outlook:

Pacific has won their last three games, knocking off Hazelwood West, Union, and Owensville and currently are 8-4 overall and 2-0 in the Four Rivers Conference.

Washington has lost three of their four last matches, losing to Pacific in three sets earlier this month in three sets.  These two teams will face off at 9 p.m.

Montgomery is the weakest of the four teams as New Haven pounded them in two sets, 25-7, 25-8.

On paper predictions would place Hermann and Borgia in the winners bracket however Owensville could be the “bracket buster” team.  If they’re on anything could happen.

We can’t forget about Union, another potential “bracket buster” with a respectful record of 5-4 (Not including weekend tournament at Chamois

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