Written by Al Stover
The Lady Wolves’ varsity volleyball team won their first match of the season, Sept. 14, after they defeated the Harlem Lady Wildcats, 3-1.
The set scores for the match were 25-18, 25-23, 20-25 and 25-19.
Prior to their victory in Harlem, Wolf Point had back-to-back losses at home against the Circle Lady Wildcats and the Glasgow Lady Scotties. This match against the Lady Wildcats was the first time the Lady Wolves had played away from home since the Choteau Invitational in August.
The Lady Wolves displayed strong offense. Junior outside hitter Christean Holen led the match in kills with nine. She had led her team in kills in the match against Glasgow with five.
Senior outside hitter Sonia Archdale led the match in the serving aces with seven. Senior setter Sarah Hafner once again led the match in assists with 16, making it her fourth straight match where she broke double digits in assists.
The Lady Wolves also managed to put up some impressive defense with 19 digs and seven blocks. Holen led her team in blocks with six while senior middle blocker T’Elle Evans led the match with three blocks.
The Lady Wildcats also did well on defense racking up 39 digs and 11 blocks. Sophomore defensive specialist Tyra Allen and junior outside hitter Ticia Cliff led both teams in digs with nine each.
After finding success on the road, the Lady Wolves will return to the Wolves’ Den to take on the Malta Lady Mustangs, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m.