CHANUTE – Erie Red Devil Volleyball placed third on Saturday in the Chanute Tournament, improving their record to 16-8.

In pool play, the girls went 2-1 defeating Parsons 25-23, 25-23, and St Paul 25-15, 25-17; and losing to Frontenac 19-25, 22-25.

In bracket play, they defeated Coffeyville 25-10, 25-22, then lost to Labette County in the semi-final match 21-25, 17-25.

In the final match of the day they played Frontenac in the third place game coming out on top 25-22, 25-17.

“I was very proud of the girls being able to finish the day with a win, that third place game is always a challenge mentally.  It was our sixth match of the day and we came out with energy and determination; they fought hard to win that game.” said Erie volleyball coach Karla LaForge

Stats for the day: Kills:  Ashlynn Aikins-37, Maddie Kramer-24, Catie Elliott-21, Nicole Aikins-10, Molly LaForge-10.

Assist:  Molly LaForge-46, Cassidy Hines-38.

Digs:   N. Aikins-23,  LaForge-18, Elliott-15, A. Aikins-14


The Red Devils return to league play on Tuesday at Eureka; Fredonia is also there.