2011 Iowa State Volleyball Tournament

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Class 1A First Round

 

Tripoli 25-25-25, Woodward-Granger 1-7-13

 

Three-time Class 1A defending champion Tripoli showed why they are heavy favorites to win a fourth-straight crown as the Panthers overwhelmed tournament newcomers Woodward-Granger 25-1, 25-7, 25-13 in Class 1A first round play at the Iowa State Volleyball Tournament Friday afternoon in Cedar Rapids.

 

Tripoli will face Stanton or Boyden-Hull in the Class 1A semifinals Friday at 6:00 p.m. 

 

Senior all-stater Megan Gilbert was dominant for Tripoli. The senior smashed 27 kills in 38 attempts with just two errors (65.8 percent). The Panthers held Woodward-Granger to just eight kills in the match and forced 20 attack errors (-.188). As a team, Tripoli had a kill efficiency of 51.5 percent.

 

Woodward-Granger ends its season at 20-6.