Starfires News · Volleyball Sweeps Blackford in Opener

The Volleyball Team swept Blackford last night to start their 2014 season.

The JV team got the night started by winning in two games, 25-5 and 25-12. Helping lead the way for the lady Starfires victory were:

Casi Evans: 4 aces 3 digs 1 kill
Julia Grabau: 3 aces 2 digs 3 kills 11 assist
Sydney Pierce: 1 ace 1 kill
Katrina Fosnaugh: 1 dig
Shania Neal: 4 aces
Jade Farlow: 2 digs 4 kills 1 block
Chastity Guereca: 5 aces 3 digs 3 kills
Madi Wurster: 1 ace 1 dig 2 kills

The varsity added to the excitement by defeating Blackford in 3 games, 25-18, 25-18, 25-23.  Helping lead the way for the lady Starfires victory were:

M. Alberson: 2 aces 14 digs 7 kills
C. Farlow: 6 digs 2 kills
K. Grabau: 3 aces 5 digs 9 kills
E. Rosswurm: 13 digs 15 assists 1 kill
L. Smith: 13 digs 5 assists 1 kill
A. Wanner: 1 dig 3 kills
K. Pierce: 9 digs
J. Grabau: 1 dig 2 kills
C. In’tGroen: 1 ace 1 dig 1 assist

Coach Sprunger on the Victory: ” Very proud of the varsity team tonight. They were mentally tough and fought back from being down 5 points in the third game to come back and win. We were strong on defense and had great leadership from the upperclassmen. Junior, C. In’tGroen Sprained her ankle in game 1 and freshman, Julia Grabau was able to step and and keep her spot alive.

Their next game is Thursday, 8/21, against FW Canterbury in the Stardome.  JV start time is 6pm.