Cedar Rapids Iowa — LeMars Gehlen pushed Central Lyon to the limit in the State 1A volleyball quarterfinals Wednesday night but it was the top ranked Lions who survived 3-2 to advance to the semifinals. The set scores were 25-13, 22-25, 25-22, 22-25 and 15-12.
Central Lyon will move on to the semifinals at 6pm Thursday as they go against Sidney who eliminated Springville 3-0. Sidney comes into the match at 33-1 with Central Lyon improving to 33-5.
Mattie Knobloch led the Lions with 15 kills. Hope Rassmussen also hit double figures with 10. Carly Snyder had 39 set assists while Ashley Boer had 30 digs and Janessa Herman added 28. As a team the Lions went 105-of-108 at the serve receive line. Individually Ashley Boer led the way going 34-of-34.