Thursday, January 18, 2018

Above, Husky senior Emma Chandler hits the ball toward Cougar senior Carli Dyba in the hard-fought five-set match on Sept. 29. Right, Chandler defends against Cougar senior Mykaila Berry.

Huskies undefeated in conference play

The Huskies looked to their bench as Absarokee cruised over Fromberg in a conference match at home on Sept. 24, defeating the visiting Falcons 25-9, 25-18, 25-7.
Fromberg senior Courtney Richardson had three good blocks against Absarokee’s strong offense, but the Falcon’s backcourt was overwhelmed as the Huskies pounded in 33 kills to the Falcons’ six. The Huskies also fired in 18 aces to Fromberg’s two.
Leading the offense for Absarokee were senior Maisey Sheppard with 10 kills and five aces, senior Emma Chandler with eight kills and senior Emma LaMoure with six aces.
The Huskies posted no blocks, as Fromberg struggled to bump balls back to Absarokee without setting up spikes. Senior Makayla Peterson had 12 of the Huskies’ 56 digs, and senior Colleen Culbertson had 23 of the team’s 35 assists.
For Fromberg, junior Bryanna Kinn had two kills, one ace and seven digs, junior Angel Barker had two kills and one ace, and junior Alyssa Gonzales had four assists.
The Huskies also dispatched the Plenty Coups Warriors in three sets on Sept. 26 in Pryor, 25-2, 25-9, 25-7.
Junior Erin Campbell led the Huskies in kills with nine. LaMoure had eight aces, Culbertson had 11 assists, sophomore Rebecka Lester had one block, and junior Katrina Feddes had four digs. No figures were available from Plenty Coups.
The Huskies are now 7-0 in conference. Next up is a tough match-up with the 6-1 Bridger Scouts at home on Thursday, Oct. 1, followed by the Park City Invitational Tournament in Laurel on Saturday, Oct. 3.

From gazprepsports
Absarokee def. Fromberg
25-9, 25-18, 25-7
Fromberg: Kills 6 (Courtney Richardson 2, Angel Barker 2), Assists 6 (Alyssa Gonzales 4), Blocks 3 (Richardson), Digs 28 (Bryanna Kinn 7), Aces 2 (Barker 1, Kinn 1).
Absarokee: Kills 33 (Maisey Sheppard 10, Emma Chandler 8), Assists 33 (Colleen Culbertson 23), Digs 56 (Makayla Peterson 12), Blocks 0, Aces 18 (Emma LaMoure 6, Sheppard 5).

Absarokee def. Plenty Coups
25-2, 25-9, 25-7
Absarokee: Kills 25 (Erin Campbell 9), Assists 20 (Colleen Culbertson 11), Blocks 1 (Rebecka Lester), Digs 29 (Katrina Feddes 4), Aces 25 (Emma LaMoure 8).
Plenty Coups: stats not reported.