On Thursday, Septemeber 28th, The Hounds Volleyball Team traveled up to East Valley to take on the Knights in their second match up of the season. The Hounds were looking to improve their first place lead with a record of 4-0 coming into the match up. The prior meeting between these two teams took place on Tuesday, September 12th, when the Hounds came out victorious with a 3-1 advantage. The Hounds came out slow, but pulled out the win with scores of 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19. In the second match up the Hounds started a little sluggish once again, but this time dropping the first two sets with scores of 24-26 and 19-25. After dropping the first two sets the Hounds regrouped and went on to take care of the Knights with scores of, 25-18, 25-20, and 15-10. Junior, Lucy Gao shined in the game with 35 assits to help the Hounds with the comeback. With the Hounds escaping the upset, they improve their league record to 5-0, and sustain their first place lead. The Hounds will be in action this weekend as they will be traveling up in Spokane to play in a tournament. The Hounds will host Lewsiton in a non-league match up on Monday, October 2nd.
Lucy Gao totaled 35 assists and visiting Pullman (5-0) rallied from two sets down to defeat East Valley (1-4) in five sets (24-26, 19-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-10) in a Great Northern League match on Thursday. Sydney Frogge notched 33 assists for the Knights.
Hounds Take Control Of First Place
Written by Grady Benton
The Greyhound's volleyball team traveled to Cheney on Tuesday, September 26th, for a match up of unbeatens in league. With the last three league games being no challenge, the Greyhounds were expecting a tougher opponent with Cheney. With both teams undefeated prior to the match up, the Hounds planned on coming out on fire. The Greyhounds did just that took control right away by taking the first set 25-12. They would later win the next two sets with scores of 25-19 and 25-22. Coming off the tough loss agaisnt Moscow the night before, the Hounds came in with plenty of motivation, and showed it by sweeping the Blackhaws. With the win the Greyhounds have played all of the teams in the GNL, coming victorious in all of them. The Greyhounds now take control of first place in the GNL with a record of 4-0. The first place Greyhounds will be looking to improve their league record to 5-0 as they will travel to East Valley on Thursday, September 26th.
Kelsey Nestegard spiked 12 kills with 13 digs and Pullman (3-0) defeated visiting Cheney (3-1) in three sets (25-12, 2-19, 25-22) in Great Northern League play. Peyton Stark had 16 assists for Cheney.
Interview with Payton Walker
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Hounds Impress in Opening Game
Written by Grady Benton
On Tuesday, September 12th, the Greyhounds hosted the East Valley Knights in their opening season game. The Hounds fell behind early with the Knights stealing the first set with a score of 25-21. "Due to the first loss in the first game, we had to figure out ourselves on the court mentally wise", said Senior Captain, Outside Hitter, Payton Walker. Shortly there after, the Hounds won the following three sets in dominant fashion with scores of 25-22, 25-18, and 25-19. Despite dropping the first set the Hounds looked like the more dominant team throughout the match. Seniors Kayla McLaughlin and Kelsey Nestegard led the way with 9 kills each. With a 2nd place finish in the GNL last year, and 9 returning players, the Hounds will be looking to capture the league title this year. "As a team we will need to stay connected on and off the court, through practices and games to keep winning". The Hounds will be in action again as they will be traveling to the Sundome to play in a invitational on Saturday, September 16th.