Tanager volleyball team falls to Tri Valley

Tanager volleyball team falls to Tri Valley
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Vermillion had another tough night of losses by all three teams – freshmen, junior varsity and varsity – at Tri Valley. Varsity score: 1-3 (26-24, 17-25, 22-25 and 23-25).

Tanager Varsity player statistics: Raychel Lorenz – 14 assists, six digs; Hannah Korkuska – 11 digs; Alicia Brown – six kills, 29 digs, five blocks; Tania Maria Faria – nine kills, 13 set assists; Sierra Allen – 12 kills, four blocks; Brittany Bye – five kills, four digs, two blocks.

Coach Lenni Billberg had this evaluation: "This was a tough match to lose, when we really had every chance to win. However, we showed tonight that we can play with anyone."


The JV team lost 1-2, scoring 25-12, 20-25, 12-15.

Assistant coach Jamie Baedke said, "We had a great start and did a lot of good things, but couldn't finish!"

Statistics: Justine Sorensen – eight kills, three blocks; Sierra Allen – 10 kills, three blocks; Brianna Brinkman – 15 digs; Mary LeCates – 15 assists, three aces; Sara Kjose – 18 assists; Jenny Bye – seven kills, five aces; Ashley Ouellette – three aces.

The Freshman team lost 0-2 scoring 10-25, 12-25.

Assistant coach Chris Doty remarked: "The girls played well tonight. They're improving every game."

Statistics: Alexa Thomson – two kills, three blocks; Tatum Zimiga – five digs, two kills, one block; Jana Bye – one block, five digs, four aces; Kenzie Huska – two set assists, seven aces.

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