The Odessa Record -

Tiger girls win 2, lose 2, wind up fourth at state

 

November 21, 2019

Stan Dammel

Face of determination. Grace Nelson digs the ball while Wagner and Schuh await the outcome.

By TERRIE SCHMIDT-CROSBY

Three Rivers Christian

The Tiger volleyball team faced their first opponents, Three Rivers Christian of Longview, in the Yakima Sundome at 8 a.m. Thursday morning, November 14. It was a long hard-fought battle, but the Tiger girls hung on tight and came up with the win.

TRC 25 19 25 24 7 2

Od 15 25 17 26 15 3

Maddy Wagner had 18 kills in the match and McKennah Davison added 13. Davison also served for 100 percent, including three service aces. Wagner led in digs with nine and Caitlyn Schuh had eight. Schuh provided 29 assists.

Jocelynn Hottell had two blocks, Davison one.

Pateros

Against the Pateros Nanny Goats, the Tigers had an easier time of it. It's a good thing they did because the unforced errors by Odessa would have sunk them against a better team.

Pat 10 16 21 0

Od 25 25 25 3

Wagner again led in kills with 11. Davison dished out four service aces. Schuh led in digs with 10 and in assists with 18.

Wagner had one successful block.

Oakesdale

On the second day of tournament play, the Tigers faced defending champion Oakesdale in the semi-final matchup, and bowed to a much better team. Oakesdale had previously beaten Providence Classical Christian and Mount Vernon Christian in 3-0 shutouts. It was the same story against Odessa.

Od 19 12 16 0

Oak 25 25 25 3

Wagner and Grace Nelson each had four kills in this match. Schuh delivered two service aces. Schuh and Wagner each had eight digs, and Schuh also had 14 assists.

Stan Dammel

Katreace Boss hits her knees while Schlomer, Hottell and Davison watch

The other semi-final match pitted ACH against Pomeroy, with Pomeroy hanging tough against the Warriors in a match that went the distance of five sets. In the first set alone, ACH finally notched the win in that set with the score at 34-32. None of the other sets went that long, but ultimately Pomeroy came out on top at 3 sets to 2 to win the match.

Almira-Coulee-Hartline

Odessa's final match for third and fourth place was against arch-rival ACH. The Warriors prevailed once again, but the Odessa girls were happy to be able to take home the fourth-place trophy.

Od 19 12 16 0

ACH 25 25 25 3

Hottell and Wagner each had three kills and two blocks. Katreace Boss led in service aces with two. Wagner had eight digs, and Kaytlyn Shafer had four assists.

 

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