Written by Devon Boen
The Lady Wolves’ varsity volleyball team had a successful run this weekend against both Harlem and Glasgow high schools.
The team won an impressive three of five games against the notoriously stiff competition from Glasgow on Friday, Sept. 7, with scores of 25-15, 25-16, 24-26, 16-25, 16-14.
Katie Page led the team with five out of a total 11 aces, Alyssa Hoversland was responsible for 23 of 27 assists, and Christean Holen made 11 out of 30 kills. Zirahuen Hernandez made 13 of 43 total digs, and T’Elle Evans led the team with five out of 11 blocks.
In comparison, Alaina Cole led Glasgow in kills, making 14 of 44 total, while Abby Dalbey made five of 10 blocks. Megan Dalbey made four of 13 aces. Cole also led the team in digs, making seven out of 26, and Alex Page made almost all the team’s assists, with 35 out of 37.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the ladies faced off against Harlem and went undefeated with scores of
25-4, 25-7, 25-16.
Sierra Hanks made seven of a total 15 aces and Hoversland made all 20 assists for the team. Holen was responsible for seven of 23 team kills, and Page made five of the 14 digs.
On Harlem’s team, Ticia Cliff made the total of two aces, while Lacie Snider made six of the 10 total kills. Cliff and Coco Moore each made one of the two blocks, Snider made 10 of the 26 digs, and Erin
LaMere made five of nine assists.
The Lady Wolves’ JV and varsity teams play in Poplar on Friday, Sept. 14, and all three teams will face off against Malta at home on Saturday, Sept. 15. Game time Friday is 3:30 p.m. and games begin on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The junior high seventh-grade girls also played on Saturday, Sept. 8, in jamboree action in Plentywood.
In the first match, against Scobey, scores were 18-25, 18-25, 12-15 in favor of the Lady Spartans. The young Lady Wolves played Glasgow in their second match, in which scores were 25-18,
Team members Celeste Johnson and Amanda Laura Weeks-Combs both scored nine points, Harmoni Campbell scored eight; Savannah Wozniak, five; Jaki Harada, four; and Alexis DeWitt scored three for the team.
The top defensive players were Campbell and Weeks-Combs. The top offensive players were Johnson and Harada.
Coach Melissa Cromwell noted, “The Lady Wolves struggled in the first match with serving. After they got first-game jitters out of the way, the Lady Wolves came back and played great, winning against Glasgow.
The junior high Lady Wolves are set to play in jamboree action in Glasgow on Saturday, Sept. 15.