14-15 Chelan Sports with Rich Uhlhorn

10.14.14 Vball v Omak

Haley Holliday knocks down one of her 8 kills against the Omak Pioneers. She was also 17/17 at the service line with 2 aces and had 6 digs on the defense.



Lady Goats go 1-1 in league play, beating Omak in 3 sets
by Richard Uhlhorn

It was game three that almost got the Lady Goats. They handily won game one and two 25-14, 25-17 with only a few bumps along the road, but game three was a tough one. “They (Omak) are a scrappy team,” said Coach Donene Hendricks. “It is typical of Omak to fight. They were matching us point for point in game three. I think a lot of it was their fan base that got them going.”

It looked like Chelan was going to easily win game three and forged a 11-5 lead before Omak’s coach Brittney Richter called a timeout. Omak came back to the court with a renewed vigor and kept the ball in play until they worked back to a two point deficit, 13-15.

The Lady Pioneers continued to play good volleyball and tied the game at 18-all. Chelan retained the lead until an excited Omak team tied the game again at 21 and then at 22-all before Chelan finished them off 25-22 to take the three game set. Hendricks called a timeout when Omak tied the game late. “I told my players to just relax,” she said.

The win put Chelan’s record at 1-1. Only one team out of the decimated Caribou Trail League will move on to post play “It’s a shame really when you look at the quality teams in the CTL and how hard the girls work.”

Statistics v Omak
Hayley Holliday – 9 kills, 17/17 serving with 2 aces and 6 digs
Makenzie Harris – 9 kills, 1 block, 10/12 serving with two digs
Emma Stockholm – 8 klls, 3 blocks, 12/14 serving with 2 aces
Carolyn Martin – 6 kills and 1 block.

On Saturday the Goats participated in the 16 team Invitational tournament at Wenatchee.  Here is a recap of that day.

In pool play Chelan split with Jackson, 26-24, 23-25. Defeated Chiawana 25-9, 25- 21, Defeated Oak Harbor 25-23, 25-19.  The Goats came out of pool as the #1 team and reseeded with the other #1's from the other three pools.  In Chelan's semifinal match they played Selah and lost 19-25, 25-22, 7-15.  The final match was 1 set to 25 points.  In that set we defeated La Conner to bring home the third place finish for the day. ( Selah and Cascade played in the Championship and Selah defeated Cascade in two sets.)

The team had another great day of volleyball playing some very good teams. The Ladies played the majority of the day without Senior setter, Johanna Fuller, who was taking the SAT exam. In her absence Sophmore, Madi Harrison did an excellent job of running the offense. 

Stats combined:
Makenzie Harris: 45 kills, 37/43 serving with 7 aces, 28 digs, 1 block
Emma Stockholm: 14 kills, 43/46 serving with 5 aces, 13 digs, 3 blocks
Haley Holliday: 20 kills, 32/35 serving with 3 aces, 32 digs
Katie Gleasman: 16/21 serving , 40 digs
Madi Harrison: 63 assists, 47/51 serving with 7 aces
Carolyn Martin:12 kills, 9 blocks
Johanna Fuller: 9 kills,17 assists, 12/13 serving, 3 digs
Eva Aneshansley: 2 kills, 3 digs, 2 blocks, 1 assist
Rachel Hawkins: 2 digs,
Malena Evig: 2 digs


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