Grace efficient in sweep

GOSHEN, Ind. – Grace’s volleyball team made quick work of Goshen on the road on Wednesday with a 3-0 win.

The Lady Lancers (6-2, 6-2 Crossroads League) had four players with at least six kills in a balanced performance.

Cassadi Colbert led all players with nine kills. As a team, Grace had 39 kills and just seven errors for a sizzling .400 percentage.

The first game set the tone for the match. The Lady Lancers jumped out to an 8-2 lead and never relented.

The set ended on a blistering 14-1 run for Grace as the visitors won 25-7. Grace wrapped up the set with five consecutive kills, including two apiece from Katie Swanson and Makayla Bell.

The second set started with a kill by Colbert and an ace from Gabbey Harrington. Midway into the set, a pair of kills from Colbert helped give Grace separation during a 5-1 run. The Lady Lancers then coasted for a 25-16 win.

In the third and final set, Grace held Goshen to a negative hitting percentage with six kills and seven errors. The Lady Lancers wrapped up the sweep with an eight-point win in the set.

Harrington produced a well-rounded stat line of 27 assists, 8 digs, 3 kills and 1 ace, and Anna Frey had seven kills on just 12 attempts.

Bell had six kills on a .500 percentage to go along with a team-high eight digs, and Jadyn Block also tallied six kills.

Goshen was muted offensively with a negative hitting percentage of -.022 (18 kills, 20 errors).

The Lady Lancers are still on the road Saturday, playing at Spring Arbor at 3 p.m.