Leopards 8th Volleyball Teams Defeat Ereckson
The 8th B team, coached by Lovejoy varsity head coach Jason Nicholson, struggled in the first set as they were introduced to a new system according to Nicholson. Willow Springs dropped that first set 25-20 but rebounded in the second set as they gained confidence winning 25-8 to force a decisive set three. Willow Springs was pushed in the final set as they traded leads throughout the game but ultimately were able to pull away at the end winning the set 25-22 and the match 2-1.
The A team also struggled in the first set falling 24-14 against the visiting Huskies. Much like the previous match the Leopards regrouped in the second set winning 26-24 on quality hitting from Hannah Gonzalez and Jordyn Burnett along with strong digging and setting from Reagan Friesland and Hayley Trunks. WSMS claimed victory by pulling away in the final set 25-19 for a 2-1 win.
The C team were also challenged by Ereckson but were able to complete the sweep winning the match 2-0 with 25-21 and 25-23 set scores. The win for the Leopards was highlighted by strong play from Sofie Carnes, Hannah Dollinger, Margo Friloux and Monica Bonilla.