There were three volleyball matches this week for the Lady Bruins. All three were three-set losses that send Cedaredge's record to 8-11 overall and 5-2 in league play.
Ridgway (16-3, 6-2) was in town on Oct. 15 and dealt Cedaredge a 3-0 loss. Thursday's match in Olathe was also a 3-0 loss for the Lady Bruins. On Saturday, Cedaredge played host to the Grand Valley Cardinals who took home a 3-0 win.
Ridgway 3, Bruins 0
Cedaredge got off to a great start and stayed with the visiting Lady Demons through most of the opening set. In the end, Ridgway pulled away for a 25-19 decision.
Set number two was more suited to Ridgway's aggressive style and the Lady Demons raced to a 25-9 win. The third set was another close game, with Ridgway claiming the set with a 25-18 score.
Rebecca Deal paced Cedaredge at the net with seven kills in 15 attacks. Sophomore Kenzie Henderson had four kills.
There were two aces served by the Bruins and those came from sophomore Kendall McHugh.
Henderson had eight total blocks for Cedaredge and was followed by teammates Deal (7) and Jessica Sullivan (6).
Amber Jenkins had the majority of the digs for Cedaredge with 22.
The 10 assists recorded by the Lady Bruins came from Kendall (4) and Sierra McHugh (6).
Kristin Gardner had 14 serve receptions and Jenkins another 10 to lead Cedaredge in that department.
Kaitlyn Rutherford had 13 kills and Haley Crozier another 12 to lead Ridgway's attack. Ara Norwood dished out 30 assists in the match for Ridgway.
Olathe 3, Cedaredge 0
Against the Lady Pirates, Cedaredge found themselves on the short end of scoring in all three sets. Olathe opened the match with a 25-15 win and then eased its way to a 25-10 win in set number two. The third set was a 25-14 win for the match win.
Summer Herman had six kills for Cedaredge, Gardner added five, and Deal another four to lead the Lady Bruins in the kills department.
Deal had the most blocks for Cedaredge (9) with Herman (5), Henderson (4) and Gardner (2) giving the Lady Bruins a foursome of multiple-block performers.
Jenkins' 27 digs paced Cedaredge in that category.
The McHugh sisters shared top assists marks with eight dishes each.
GV 3, Cedaredge 0
Once again, the Lady Bruins played some good volleyball but just couldn't get over the hump to record a win during last week's play.
Grand Valley opened with a 25-23 win in set one and put a little more distance between it and its opponent with a 25-14 victory in set two.
The final set was just a three-point win at 25-22.
The three losses this past week leave the Lady Bruins in fifth place in the 3A WSL. Gunnison (9-0 and 16-3) leads the league, with Coal Ridge (8-1 and 16-2) in second place. Olathe's Lady Pirates (7-2 and 15-4) are third and Grand Valley (5-4 and 8-11) is fourth. The Lady Bruins are 4-5 and 8-11 to hold down fifth place.blog comments powered by Disqus