Auburndale volleyball sweeps Pacelli to win WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE – Shannon Yahnke and Jenna Peplinski led a dominating performance for the Auburndale volleyball team in a 3-0 victory over Stevens Point Pacelli in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal Thursday night at Auburndale High School.
Auburndale won 25-22, 25-13, 25-9, to advance to the D-3 regional final Saturday at Spencer. Spencer is the top seed in the regional, while Auburndale is No. 2. Spencer swept Neillsville on Thursday. Saturday’s match starts at 7 p.m.
Yahnke had 12 kills, Peplinski added 10 kills and nine digs, and Cheyenne Karl had a team-high 16 digs for the Apaches.
Setter Sydney Schmutzer had 27 assists and Taylor Gotz added seven kills for Auburndale.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).