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Elk Mound senior spikers conclude successful careers

Six seniors finished their high school volleyball careers for Elk Mound  this year including Anna Sessions, Katie Johnson, Mattie Pitts, Kyra Anderson, Carissa Wieser and Mckenna Borofka. These girls were a part of a conference championship with a perfect 9-0 record as juniors and ended their final two seasons playing for a regional championship, losing to Eau Claire Regis as juniors and Arcadia this year.

Sessions was a three year varsity player and led the Mounders in kills this year with 248. She missed only eight of 166 serves for a .952 average and collected 21 aces. She was second on the team in assisted blocks with 21, had 13 solo blocks, and came up with 122 digs from the back row. In her three years she totaled 433 kills, 26 aces, 26 solo blocks, 72 assisted blocks and 171 digs. She was a first team All Conference pick this year.

Johnson backed up four year varsity setter Becca Kopp for two years but like Sessions, was a three year varsity player. She totaled 1,313 assists with 636 as a senior to lead the team. (Kopp finished with 1,505 total). Johnson also served at .942 percent with 60 aces to lead the Mounders in both categories as a senior and was second on the team in digs with 225. Besides all those assists, she finished with 31 kills, 422 digs, 93 aces, five solo blocks and 26 assisted blocks. She was also a first team All Conference selection as a senior.

Wieser played varsity two years and as a senior came up with 34 kills, six aces with a .967 serving percentage, 16 digs and one block. In two seasons she totaled 55 kills, 31 digs, six blocks and seven assisted blocks.

Pitts also saw action two years at the varsity level and played all over the court, totaling 58 kills, 201 digs, 80 assists, three solo blocks and 11 assisted blocks. As a senior, she smacked 15 aces with a .953 serving percentage and was fourth on the team in digs with 139.

Anderson saw a little court action as a junior but saw a lot more playing time this year, mostly from the back row. She came up with 171 digs as a senior (175 total)  and served at .938 percent with 10 aces.

Borofka moved up from the junior varsity last year and was also a back row specialist as she finished with 76 digs, two kills, one assist and three ace serves with a .918 serving percentage.