Chelan Volleyball at Invite
Jenny Sunberg had solid
games against the Tonasket Tigers and the teams at the Wenatchee Invitational. File
Photo by Richard Uhlhorn
Lady Goats extend win
record to 8-0
Place 2nd at
Wenatchee Invite… Face unbeaten Cascade Thursday
by Richard Uhlhorn
After placing second at the Wenatchee Invitational
Volleyball Tournament, Chelan’s Lady Goats have a bye on Tuesday which gives
time until Thursday to prepare their match against the unbeaten Cascade
This match is the highlight of the regular schedule.
Cascade and Chelan have been the strongest two volleyball teams in the North
Central Washington’s 1A classification for a number of years and both teams had
losing to each other.
Thursday night’s game which will be hosted in Chelan is
for the first place spot in the Caribou Trail League. If you haven’t attended a
volleyball match, this is definitely the match to watch. “We would love to have
our community come support us as we play. JV and C will start at 5:00 with the
varsity following at 6:30,” said Coach Donene Hendricks.
The prestigious Wenatchee Invitational took place last
Saturday with 16 highly accomplised teams competing for the championshiop. “We
are excited to report that we placed second overall,” reported Hendricks.
In pool play (two sets to 25 points), Chelan defeated
Moses Lake 25-14, 25-20, Kamiak 25-18, 25-16 and Wenatchee JV 25-20, 25-6.
This put Chelan into the Championship Bracket which was
the best of 2 out of 3 games. The Lady Goats defeated Oak Harbor 25-14, 25-19
to get into the semi-final match against La Conner who they beat 25-12, 25-20.
In the Championship match the Lady Goats played hard, but
lost to 4A Bellarmine Prep 16-25, 19-25. “It was a great day of volleyball,”
These Invitationals are great training for the post
season as the Goats try to get back to the State Tournament.
Abby Phelps: 71 kills, 64 digs
Makenzie Harris: 35 kills, 27 digs,
Karle Pittsinger: 13 kills, 13 digs
Jenny Sundberg: 10 kills
Emma Stockholm: 10 kills, 4 digs
Johanna Fuller: 9 kills, 114 assists, 17 digs
Haley Holliday: 2 assists, 5 digs
Megan Robinson: 46 digs
Aleea Ferguson: 23 digs
Tonasket – Thursday,
October 10 at Chelan
The Lady Goats stayed on top of their game defeating the
Tonasket Tigers 25-4, 25-5, 25-8.
Jenny Sunberg led the team with 11 kills and 2 blocks and
Johanna Fuller had 31 assists. Haley Holiday was 17/17 at the service line with
Cascade is coming to town
Thursday evening with varsity action beginning at 6:30 p.m.