Tiger volleyball bows to another state power

CHELAN – State 1A volleyball power Chelan may have a relatively young team but is proving to be no less imposing than it has been in adding to its collection of state trophies in recent years.

Tonasket took its lumps in the Goats’ home floor on Thursday, Sept. 27, absorbing a 25-19, 25-8, 25-9 defeat.

Tonasket coach Jackie Gliddon said that the scores belie the improvement she’s seeing in her team.

“The girls played hard,” she said. “I am really proud of how hard they’re trying. They know they can play and are starting to believe in themselves.”

The Tigers (2-6, 0-6 CTL) host Cashmere on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Stats: Devan Utt 8-10 serving, 2 aces, 6 kills; Sadie Long 5-6 serving, 1 ace, 2 kills; Carrisa Frazier 7-7 serving; Ahlia Young 2 kills; Amber Monroe 1 kill; Jenny Bello 1 kill.


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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