Photo by Wayne Crick Cedaredge’s Ashley Diaz receives a service from Olathe on Thursday (Oct. 18). Watching the action are sisters Summer (middle) and Savannah Herman. Olathe had too much offense for the Lady Bruins and won the match 3-0.Cedaredge High School's volleyball team played three matches this past week. Their first action came against Ridgway on Tuesday (Oct. 16).
The Demons won that match 3-0. Next was a contest with Olathe on Thursday. That too was posted as a loss (3-0) for the Lady Bruins. Cedaredge's final match of the week was against Grand Valley with the Bruins earning a 3-1 win.
Against the Lady Demons on Tuesday, it was all Ridgway in a 25-11 first set.
Cedaredge upped its point production in set two but there wasn't enough offense in a 25-16 loss.
The third set had more promise for the Lady Bruins, but Ridgway was too strong in a 25-22 score for the match victory.
Kaitlyn Rutherford posted 13 kills for the Lady Demons with Haley Crozier adding 10 of her own. Rutherford also had five aces in the match and Sophia Collier had 13 assists.
In Olathe on Thursday, the Pirates had too much offense for Cedaredge in a first-set win of 25-14. Things started out evenly but began to show separation after a 5-5 tie.
Photo by Wayne Crick Cedaredge junior Rebecca Deal (22) has a good swing at the ball against Olathe’s Jeanne Mosher.Cedaredge eased to a 9-6 lead in set two only to have the Pirates scrap back to post the game's final tie at 14. Olathe's offense managed to take advantage of the Bruins mistakes to post a 25-17 win.
Even though the final score of set three was 25-22, the Lady Pirates essentially had momentum through the set. A trip to Parachute on Saturday was worth the effort as Cedaredge posted its fifth win of the season with a 3-1 win over the Lady Cardinals.
Sets one and two went to Cedaredge by identical scores of 25-16. The Lady Cardinals threw a monkey wrench into the works in set three with their 25-19 win.
Cedaredge finished off the Cardinals in set four with a 25-21 decision.
Grand Valley's Kyra Chenoweth had 10 kills in the loss and posted five aces from the service line.
Tarianna Lawrence had 27 assists and 14 digs for the Lady Cardinals.