LE GRAND - Claire Johnson finished with 14 kills, 10 digs and four blocks as East Marshall's volleyball team downed GMG in four games Thursday in Le Grand.
Katie Roseland also had seven kills, 14 digs and two blocks as the Mustangs won 25-15, 25-16, 23-25, 25-7.
Kelsea Anderson also finished with seven kills and Madisen Hinegardner added 12 digs for East Marshall, which improved to 5-17 on the season. Haley Long also finished 20-of-21 in serves and had nine digs and 14 assists. Ashley Allen had a team-high 16 assists and was 24-of-24 in serving.
The Wolverines were led by Olivia Barritt's five kills and two aces, while Caitlin Appelgate had four kills and two aces. Jennifer Borota had a team-high eight digs, Mackenzie Burt pitched in six assists and five digs and Abigail Duden had seven digs and three aces. Mikaella Koster contributed five assists, two kills and two digs.
GMG fell to 1-21 following the loss. The Wolverines will face off against Class 1A No. 1 Grundy Center in the first round of regionals. That contest will be played at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Grundy Center.
The Mustangs will begin Class 2A postseason play at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 on the road against Mount Vernon.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 3, North Tama 1
REINBECK - Britney Keller had 11 kills, Jenny Schildroth added 33 assists and Erin Wentzien contributed a team-high 24 digs as Gladbrook-Reinbeck beat North Tama in four games during non-conference volleyball play Thursday night.
The Rebels defeated North Tama 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 25-15 and improved to 14-18 on the season.
Shelton Hatch also had nine kills and was 23-for-23 in serving with four aces. Ellie Stoakes turned in nine kills with eight total blocks and Hayley Weber pitched in 13 digs.
Schildroth was 19-for-19 and Alyssa Christopher went 11-for-11 in serving, but the Rebels finished just 83-of-94 overall. The team did finish with 17 aces, led by Weber's seven. Wentzien also had three.
North Tama dropped to 15-14 following the loss.