(Harlan) The KSOM Athlete of the Week goes out to Harlan volleyball star Jess Schaben. The freshman ranks 2nd in the state in Class 3A with 148 kills this season. More than half of those have come in the last week. In Harlan's victory over Shendoah last Thursday, Schaben led the team with 19 kills. She totalled 41 during the Cyclones championship run at the Atlantic tournament on Saturday. Schaben's biggest night came against Clarinda on Tuesday. In the Cyclones 3 games to 1 win over the Cardinals, she totalled 23 kills in the match.
Schaben has helped lead the Harlan Cyclones to a 10-4 record on the season after starting the year 1-4 through their first five matches.