Manson edges Oroville volleyball

MANSON – A point here, a point there, and the Oroville volleyball team will have that long-awaited victory.

The Hornets (0-6, 0-1 Central Washington League North Division) came that close to topping Manson on Thursday, Sept. 27, falling in five sets 24-26, 28-26, 25-10, 24-26, 15-12 to the Trojans.

“Our girls hustled and played as the team we knew they could this game,” said Hornets coach Stacey Hinze. “Although we did not win, we were extremely proud of how they performed.”

The JV team, however, did pick up a victory, sweeping their Manson counterparts 25-20, 25-11, 25-15.

Varsity Stats: Whitney Rounds 27 digs; Amber Perez 22 digs; Bridget Clark 6 kills, 19 digs; Nadia Maldonado 18 digs; Monica Herrera 13 digs. JV Stats: Jessica Galvin 14 digs, 4 aces; Marissa Garcia 10 digs, 4 kills; Rachelle Nutt 10 digs; Sammy Walimaki 9 digs;Cassie Orlando 4 aces.

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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