West Central overcomes match against Tanagers

West Central overcomes match against Tanagers
The Vermillion volleyball A team entertained the West Central Trojans in an A/B/C dual match last Thursday, Sept. 28 in the VHS gym.

Key: SA = serve assist, A = ace, K = kill, B = block, D = dig.

In the C (freshman) match the Tanagers won 25-18, 25-15.

Individual stats include: Siera Allen – 2 B 3 D, 5 K; Ashley Oellette – 4 A, 4 D, 3 K; Jenny Bye – 7 D, 2 K; Janine Gauert – 2 A, 1 B; Molly LeCates – 5 SA; Michelle Blythe – SA.

"We are really coming along in our court comunication and hope to continue the improvements in all phases of the game," said coach Kris Doty.

The B (JV) team also won: 26-24, 25-22. Coach Lori Jerred was enthusiastic in her evaluation of the performance.

"We put together our first win of the season. A great team effort put the Tanagers up 1-0 with their overtime victory where Sara Kjose scored six straight points. In game two, Hannah Korcuska also scored six straight points, and Justine Sorensen had 10 points in the two games, including six aces," she said.

Other contributors: Rachel Odens – 4 K; Sierra Allen – 2 B, 2 K; Raychel Lorenz – 2 K; Kjose – 6 SA, 2 A; Korkuska – 9 D, 2 A.

The A (varsity) match was a heartbreaking 3-2 loss, 19- 25, 27-25, 25-15, 15-25, 11- 15.

Coach Lennie Billberg was not available for comments.

Here are the statistics for the match: Kristina Blythe – 18 D, 5 A; Alicia Brown – 7 K, 2 B, 14 D; Arial Hofman – 11 D; Brittni Stewart – 10 K; Krista Froke – 9 K; Kinsey Weydert – 23 SA, 7 D.

Season record: 9-10.

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