Centre splits at home
The Centre volleyball team got off to a good start Sept. 30 in a triangular with Little River and Rural Vista at home.
They played three close games against Little River, winning the first set, 28-26, losing the second one, 27-29, and winning the third set, 25-22.
Callie Riffel and Brenna Shields each served for 10 points. Shelby Makovec missed just 2 of 76 sets. Shelby Pankratz was 20-of-20 in setting.
Summer Espinoza led at the net, with 32 spikes, including 10 kills. Shields had 18 spikes and 4 kills, and Pankratz had 12 spikes, 4 kills, and 1 block. Carlotta Benning had 3 blocks. Kate Basore was 10-of-10 with 2 kills and 1 block.
The first game against Rural Vista was tight, but Centre pulled out a victory, 25-23. In a dramatic turnaround, they handed Vista two easy 14-25 and 15-25 victories in the next two sets, to lose the match.
Makovec and Pankratz missed 2 setting attempts, and Espinoza missed 1. Espinoza again led at the net, making 26-of-29 spike attempts, including 8 kills. She also had a block. Shields was 18-of-21, with 9 kills. Benning, Pankratz, and Basore each had 2 blocks.
The team finished the night with an overall record of 10-10.
Last modified Oct. 9, 2014