SPENCERVILLE — A warning for future Wapakoneta volleyball opponents: The Lady Redskins are tall (three 6’1 players), experienced (entire roster is made up of juniors and seniors), and talented (now 4-0). Wapak cruised past Spencerville 25-11, 25-12, 25-19 Thursday evening in an impressive display off offense, defense, and serving. The Lady Bearcats are now 1-2.

Wapak never trailed in the first set as 6’1 senior Makenzie Wilson racked up nine kills. Spencerville suffered from a host of hitting, passing, and setting errors. The ‘Cats only scored as many as two straight points one time in the set, won by the Lady Redskins 25-11.

The Bearcats’ woes continued in the second set, and the Lady Redskins again dominated from the get-go. Wilson played a bit less in that set and added four more kills in a 25-12 win.

Spencerville staged a comeback in Set 3. Sparked by the offense and defense of senior co-captain Nelaya Burden, the Bearcats led by as many as six at 12-6 and 13-7. At 16-11, however, the Spencerville errors began to mount up once more, and Wapak began to close the gap, getting within 19-18 before a Burden push kill made it 19-17. Spencerville didn’t score again, however. Four Bearcat errors and four Redskin kills resulted in an 8-0 Wapak run and a 25-19 win.

Wilson added five more kills in the third set to end the night with 18. As usual, she was remarkably efficient, continually finding the gaps in the Spencerville defense. She came into this match with an outstanding hitting percentage of .449.

The junior varsity game went the distance with Spencerville prevailing 25-22, 16-25, 25-22. The Bearcat jayvees are now 3-0. Wapak is 2-2.