Volleyball team squares record 8-8 with Alcester/Hudson win

Volleyball team squares record 8-8 with Alcester/Hudson win
The VHS varsity volleyball team outpointed the Alcester/Hudson Cubs, winning a four-game match with scores of 25-9, 25-19, 23-25, and 25-21 for the victory, on Monday, Oct. 3 in the Alcester gym.

In the preliminary matches, the C team (freshmen) lost 0-2, scores 16-25, 22-25. Stats for the team: Justine Sorenson � 3 kills, 2 blocks; Breanna Brinkman � 4 aces; Sara Kjose � 3 set assists; Angie Christensen � 8 digs.

"The girls worked hard but couldn't get over the hump in the second game," said coach Lea Bakke.

The junior varsity won 2-1, by 25-15, 23-25, 15-11. Individual players for the match: Leading attacks � Stacy Bottolfson 4 kills; DeNell Dykstra and Brittany Bye � 3 Ks each; Bye also had 7 aces; Raychel Lorenz � 11 set assists; Kristina Blythe � 11 digs; Stacey Joy � 8 digs.

The girls played very well after a slow start. Blythe is doing a great job for us in the libero position," said coach Lori Jerred.

Head coach Lenni Billberg was happy with the varsity's performance.

"This was a dominant team effort. This crew is really coming together," she said. "Michelle Olson led the way with a double-double, 15 digs and 12 kills. Her defense sparked us at much needed times. Brittney Babb continues to hit well, and Kinsey Weydert's play improves match to match."

In the match � Raychel Lorenz had 10 set assists; Michelle Olson registered 9P, 30 A, 12 K, 4 B, 15 D, 10 SP, 2 K; Ariel Hofman � 19 P, 12 D; Krista Froke � 9 P, 16 A, 6 K, 8 D, 10 SP; Kinsey Weydert � 21 assists, 7 SP, 2 aces; Brittney Babb � 18 A, 3 B, 9 K, 3 D; Paige Prosser � 7 P, 8 A, 3 K, 6 D, 19 SP, 5 aces; Brittni Stewart � 19 A, 6 K, 5B.

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