Lake Roosevelt volleyball edges Hornets

OROVILLE – The Oroville volleyball team keeps improving. Hopefully that improvement will soon result in a victory as the Hornets pushed Lake Roosevelt to five sets on Tuesday, Oct. 9 before falling.

The Raiders pulled out a 25-27, 25-13, 19-25, 25-16, 15-10 victory.

“We are proud of the way the girls stepped it up and played as a team,” said Oroville coach Stacey Hinze. “Every game the girls play, they are improving leaps and bounds, and this match was proof of that.

“We had some outstanding plays and girls should be proud of this game. Even though it wasn’t technically a win, it was a great match.”

The Hornets travel to Liberty Bell on Thursday, Oct. 11.

Stats: Bridget Clark 17 digs; Marissa Garcia 11 digs; Rachelle Nutt 9 digs, 5 kills; Cassie Orlando 9 digs.

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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