VHS volleyball team splits at triangular meet

VHS volleyball team splits at triangular meet By Jim Prosser The Vermillion volleyball team played their first triangular Tuesday night, Aug. 30, when they met the Todd County Falcons, and the Lennox Orioles, hosted by Lennox.

Matches are three best of five games with "rally" scoring (every point counts, no matter the server) and the play ends when the leading team scores 25 or leads by 2 points after that. In the fourth year for head coach Lenni Billberg's varsity there are six seniors , five juniors, and four sophomore players to form the 2005 season roster.

Match #1 pitted the Tanagers vs. Falcons with a 23-25, 25-19, 26-24, 28-26 ��3-1 victory for the Redbirds. Stats for the Tanagers: Serving � Paige Prosser � 12 SP, 6 aces; Kinsey Weydert � 10 SP, 4 aces; Hitting (kills) � Brittni Stewart � 9, Krista Froke � 8; Set assists � Weydert � 26; Blocks � Michelle Olson � 5, Froke � 4, Stewart � 4; Defense (digs) � Olson 23, Nicole Orr � 11, Ariel Hofman � 10.

"Perseverance and timely hitting by Stewart and Froke brought the Tanagers a hard fought victory," Billberg said.

In the match against the Orioles, the Tanagers suffered their first seasonal loss 1-3 (20-25, 25-15, 21-25, 23-25). They were led by Olson with 25 attacks, 10 passes, 11 kills, 5 assists, 6 digs, and 8 points on serve. She was aided by Weydert with 22 assists, 7 digs, 13 POS, 2 aces. Also making major contributions were: Alicia Brown, 13 passes with 1.69 passing efficiency, 10 attacks, 5 kills, 6 blocks, 11 POS, and 1 dig; Orr � 11 digs, 21 POS,1 ace; Froke � 22 attacks, 9 kills, 3 digs, 22 POS, 1 ace; Prosser � 6 passes,4 digs, 8 POS, 1 ace; Brittney Babb � 11 passes, 14 attacks, 7 kills. Season record, 2-1.

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