Written by Al Stover
The Lady Wolves’ varsity volleyball team capped off their homecoming week by winning all three of their matches.
In the team’s most recent match, they defeated the Harlem Wildcats, 3-0, for the second time of the season. The set scores of the match were 25-10, 25-11 and 25-15.
The Wolves displayed strong offense in the first set with Christean Holen having back-to-back kills. She would lead the match with eight.
The Lady Wolves also had a commanding lead in the second set. Although the Wildcats had started to gain momentum in the third set, the Wolves took back the lead and finished the match strong. During this set, senior middle blocker T’Elle Evans and junior outside hitter Ky’Anna Broesder had kills in the third set. Evans led the match in aces with six.
Sarah Hafner once again shined as the team’s setter, leading the match with 17.
On defense, junior outside hitter Shelby Hanks led her team in digs with four, which was two less than Harlem’s Coco Moore, who led the match with six. Evans led the match in blocks with two.
The day before their match against the Wildcats, the Lady Wolves played the Poplar Indians. Despite being down two sets, the Lady Wolves were able to rebound from the losses and win the next three sets and the match, 3-2. The set scores were 22-25, 21-25, 25-15, 25-21 and 15-10.
Evans led the game in aces while Hafner led her team in both digs and assists.
Prior to facing Poplar and Harlem, the Lady Wolves defeated the Westby Mondak Thunder, 3-0, Sept. 26. The set scores for the match were 25-19, 26-24 and 25-16.
The Wolves displayed impressive offense in this game with Evans, Holen and junior middle blocker Mariah Weeks leading their team in kills with seven apiece. Evans also led the game in aces with six.
The Lady Wolves’ junior varsity team won all three of their matches during homecoming week while the C team went 2-1 for the week.
The varsity volleyball team will play the Plentywood Wildcats, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m., in the Wolves’ Den.
Seventh-Grade Volleyball Defeats Poplar, Scobey
The Lady Wolves’ seventh-grade volleyball team traveled to Scobey to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 28.
In the first match, they defeated the Poplar Indians, 3-0. The set scores for the match were 25-23, 25-13 and 15-6. In their second contest, the Wolves defeated the
Scobey Spartans, 2-0. The set scores for that match were 25-22 and 25-22.
Imani Big Horn was voted the top offensive player of the Wolves. She scored 21 points. Abby Juve and Darlene MacDonald also performed well on offense, leading their team in aces, with two apiece.
Hailey Brunelle was selected as the top defensive player of the game. Coach Melissa Cromwell noted that Brunelle was constant with her passing and net play.
Cromwell said the team has improved on the serve receive and that they need to focus on using all of their hits. She also said the team works hard in practice, which carries over into their game play.
Wolf Point has defeated all but one of the teams in their conference. They will play their next jamboree, Oct. 5, at Wolf Point High School hosted by Frontier.