10-11 Chelan Sports

11-5-11 Vball bi-district

















 Darcy Austin combined for 14 kills, 15 digs and 23/26 at the service line with 3 aces and 3 blocks in

Chelanís two matches on Saturday.



Chelan to defend state volleyball title against

Kings at 8:45 a.m. Friday morning in Sundome 

By Richard Uhlhorn


Chelanís Lady Goats will enter the WIAA State Volleyball Tournament as the third seed out of its Bi-District Tournament held in Chelan on Saturday, November 5.


Up until the Bi-District Tournament, Chelan went undefeated in league play and also won several prestigious tournaments.


On Saturday, the Lady Goats drew a first round bye and then met up with Freeman and lost this match in three games 19-25, 23-25, 16-25. Freeman jumped out to a 5-0 lead and while Chelan kept the game within two and three points until the final minutes, they were unable to get into the game.


Game two was the closest with both teams leading at several points. Chelan took the lead 10-8 and both teams battled for the win with Freeman finally taking a timeout when the score was 23-24. They came back and won this game by two points.


Freeman took advantage in game three and won going away 25-16. Losing this match put Chelan in a must win or hang-up the volleyball of the season. They played Cascade whom they had already defeated in two different league matches.


Chelan defeated Cascade 25-10, 25-19, 25-21 to take the third seed out of our bi-district and won another trip to the Sun Dome in Yakima where they will defend their state championship from last year.


They face last yearís 2nd place team that they defeated 25-23, 25-20, 25-18 for the State Championship. This will be a tough match. Kings is undefeated this year in league and non-league play. Chelan lost to Kings in 2009 for the championship.


Statistics for Saturday

Freeman match:

Courtney Dietrich 9 kills, 5 blocks 8/8 serving, 2 digs

Darcy Austin: 8 kills, 11/13 serving with 1 ace, 10 digs, 2 blocks

Abby Phelps: 9 kills, 13 assists, 7 digs, 12/13 serving, 1 block

Clancy Courtney: 4 kills, 2 blocks

Olivia Plew: 4 kills, 1 kill, 14 assists

Mandy Robison: 1 kill, 4 blocks

McKenna Hawkins: 9/9 serving, 6 digs

Maghara DePaoli: 8 digs, 8/8 serving


Cascade match:

Courtney Dietrich: 17 kills 8/8 serving with 1 ace, 5 digs 2 blocks

Darcy Austin: 6 kills, 12/13 serving with 2 aces, 5 digs, 1 block

Abby Phelps: 6 kills, 20 assists, 33/33 serving with 6 aces, 8 digs, 2 blocks

Olivia Plew: 4 kills, 13 assists, 6/8 serving, 6 digs

Clancy Courtney: 1 block, 3 kills

Mandy Robison: 2 kills, 2 blocks

McKenna Hawkins: 9/10 serving with 1 ace, 8 digs

Maghara DePaoli: 12/12 serving with 19 digs

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