Volleyball @ Maplewood Baptist 1 October 2013 WIN OR LOSS
Tournament 28 September 2013 FIRST PLACE
The tournament took place at the Maplewood Baptist School near Kinross, Michigan. The girls were there most of the day. Cheyla made an ace that rolled on top of the net and went over just into their court. One of Hailey’s serves hit an opposing player in the face.
Lakers vs. Hannahville 20& 21 September 2013 WIN
Lakers were off to a bad start: A return out of bounds, a setup into the net, a serve onto the net’s top. They still tied it 3-3, however, and with Kyra serving they pulled ahead 6-3, then 10-3. Mary served the Lakers 17-4. Hannahville managed to get two in a row. We got to see Peyton’s new flying leap serve, but two attempts at repeating it later didn’t fly so well. The game was 25-13 within fifteen minutes. The second game was over in twelve, 15-10.
In the fifth game, Hannahville took the lead, 6-8, but didn’t hold it long. Hannahville hesitated when they played, but they were warming up or the Lakers were tiring: Hannahville closed to 22-18. The game ended 25-20.
Lakers vs. Munising Baptists 13 September 2013 WIN
Lakers traveled to Grand Marais but played Munising Baptist. Lakers won the first, second, and fourth games; Munising Baptist won the third, but it was a close game.
Lakersvs. Maplewood Baptist 10 September 2013 LOSS
1 Maplewood fielded many tall girls and they pulled ahead quickly, swiftly moving up to 4-0 while the Lakers had a difficult time starting.
2 Lakers came back in the second match. Maplewood trailed them the entire game. The game ended 25-9.
3 Maplewood pulled ahead early in the third game, but an out-of-bounds shot brought the serve back to the Lakers and with Kyra serving they closed the gap up to 8-11. As Peyton served, the Lakers almost caught up to a tie [12-13]. Then with Amelia serving, we tied 15-15, then pulled ahead 18-15, staying ahead until 22-18. With Meadow serving, Peyton made point 24 look easy. Maplewood then served at 24-23 and tied up the two teams again at 24. Lakers seemed to lose heart. The game was lost at 26-24.
4 Lakers came out strong [7-1] and stayed ahead most of the game, until Maplewood passed us and ran up to 17-20. The Lakers lost with ascore of 20.
Lakersvs. Atlanta 29 Aug 2013 WIN
1 Hailey A gave the opening serve and immediately gained Lakers’first point. Lakers maintained only a narrow lead through the first partof the first game, but then pulled ahead 13-8, 14-8. Atlanta served theirown net three times in a row, bringing the score up to 20-13. Lakers hadmany volleys that clipped the net’s top that Atlanta appeared not to expect tobe successful but in fact they were earning points for the Lakers.
2 Lakers pulled ahead immediately in game two; Atlanta was able totie up only once, at 13
3 Hailey A opened up leaving Atlanta first passing in wildly divergent direction and then into their net – two quick points for the Lakers. Amelia had several good attacks. Atlanta stayed closer in the third, closing to 19-18 and making some good returns. Peyton served the last four, bringing the final to 25-18.
Lakersvs. Rudyard August 2013 LOSS
Rudyardscored first two goals, and stayed a head 8-12, 8-14. Rudyard served into the net several times.
Kyra tipped the first oneover on game two. Lakers pulled ahead 9-7, but Rudyard soon tied them, then passed them. Rudyard, however, could never establish a two point lead until the very end.
In the third game, Lakers stayed ahead until 16-16, when Rudyard finally passed them. Then, as in the first two games, the Lakers trailed by one or two until the game tied 24-24.
Lakers vs. Ojibwe 14 September 2011 WIN
The Ojibwe team showed real sportsmanship and came out to play another round. Meadow had a five-point run serving.
Friday’s volleyball matches were not games to miss! They played all five games. The games were preceded by Adrienne singing the national anthem.
Game I began badly with an ace from Maplewood running right up to 0-4, but ZhaNa’s tall presence at the net earned two early points and her serving four in a row immediately after. The Lakers energy was audible in their “Team!” After a brief TO to settle a coring problem, the teams tied and tied again up to 10-10. MI coach called her 2nd TO. Hailey A began serving and Mackinac scored 2 more, 12-16. Under AdRi’s service, Mi scored only 1 more, but obtained the ball after only one point, 14-20.
In Game II, Mackinac’s first two scores were from
Game III began with a bad MB serve and we got 1; Peyton served and we got 5. AmRo served two more: 6-2. We must have been wearing them down, because with Z serving we climbed swiftly to 11-3. Their lost the serve on their first attempt and then Hailey A served us one.
In Game IV, the teams tied their way up to 6-6, but then with a “lift” call against Mackinac,
With AmRo serving in Game V, MI had a strong beginning 4-1 until a short. At 4-5, Mackinac called a TO. Lakers faltered and fumbled to 4-12 under a very strong server (#8). Finally, a long serve brought us the ball, but Mackinac lost it immediately and
The Lakers played at Pickford. The Lakers lost, but they felt that they played well. ZN had a “beautiful block” according to Mary Schockling. They felt, however, that they were running into each other far too much. Adrienne was proud that she didn’t miss any of her serves.
Lakers Volleyball played four games against Engadine Eagles Thursday night. The teams were fairly evenly matched and the Lakers played hard. Early in the first game, the two teams stayed within one or two points of each other until the Lakers had 14, then the Eagles soared ahead until the score was 14-23. Amazingly, the Lakers then gained a run on scores, almost shutting out the Eagles, raising the Lakers’ score to 22. The Eagles, however, then made their final two points, taking the first game.
In the second game, the Lakers were seriously ahead for the first time, 15-10, and then 20-14. After that, the Eagles caught up to 19, and then the teams tied 22. Fans complained that calls were not made on iffy hits. While MaCha was serving, the tie rose to 25, and a good save by DiDu brought it to a 26 tie. Finally, the Eagles won the second game at 27-29.
MM 64 aces and 101 killsMBB 274 good serves, 1245 setsMC 16 blocksMB 387 passes