Written by Al Stover
The Lady Wolves’ varsity volleyball team returned to the Wolves’ Den, Sept. 21, where they faced the Malta M’ettes.
Prior to the match against the M’ettes, the Wolves traveled to Harlem where they defeated the Lady Wildcats, 3-1.
Wolf Point won the first set while Malta came back and would win the next three matches. The set scores for the matches were 10-25, 25-17, 25-20 and 25-19.
Although the M’ettes won the match, the Lady Wolves had several players stand out on offense. Senior outside hitter Sonica Archdale and junior outside hitter Ashley Page both led the game in serving aces with four. Senior setter Sarah Hafner led the game in assists with 24.
Junior outside hitter Christean Holen led the team in kills and digs with eight each. Junior middle blocker Mariah Weeks led her team in block with two.
The Lady Wolves’ junior varsity team will play Lustre, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m., against Lustre in the Wolves’ Den as a part of Wolf Point’s Homecoming and Native American Week. The varsity team will have their next match Sept. 27 at home against Poplar at 2 p.m.
Junior High Volleyball Competes In Poplar
The Lady Wolves junior high volleyball team went to Poplar to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 21.
In the first match, the Lady Wolves were defeated by Frontier Lady Mustangs in a close contest, 2-0. The set scores for this match were 25-21 and 25-23.
The Wolves rebounded from their loss to defeat the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 2-1. The set scores for this match were 25-13, 24-26 and 15-11.
The Wolves were able have all six players. Coach Melissa Cromwell said the Wolves were facing the Mustangs for the 13th time and had their best game against them.
“I am happy with our progress and the girls are working hard at practice to make adjustments where they are needed,” Cromwell said.
Between both matches, Dani Vine scored a total of 19 points with two serving aces. Cromwell said that Vine continues to be a consistent server on the team.
Other Wolf Point players who performed well on offense were Imani Bighorn, who scored 11 points with one ace, and Sky Johnson, who had seven points and one serving ace. Abby Juve scored six points with two aces, Hailey Brunelle had five points and one ace and Lauren Crawford scored three points.
On defense, Juve and Brunelle played a “solid passing game” and moved to block several shots at the net, according to Cromwell.
The junior high volleyball team will travel to Scobey to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 28.