MAXWELL - The Collins-Maxwell volleyball team opened the season with a sweep over Des Moines East at home Aug. 30.


The Spartans whipped the Scarlets — 25-14, 25-18 and 25-19. Collins-Maxwell tallied 19 kills and only six errors in 53 attacks and also came up with 35 digs, eight blocks and five aces, getting the season off on the right foot.


Gracie Cheville had eight kills and digs apiece, plus two aces, and Jillian Holst delivered six assists, five digs, two kills and one block for Collins-Maxwell. Josie Wierson added four kills, three digs, two blocks and one ace; Hannah Caple 11 assists and Reagan Franzen four digs, four assists, three kills, one block and one ace.


Brailyn Tankersley chipped in two kills and three blocks and Trinity Stover four digs, two assists, one block and one ace.