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Harrison Wildcat Dana Lerum #9 sets, sporting pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. PHOTO COURESY OF ANDREA CHRISTENSEN

VOLLEYBALL ROUND UP 10.24

Wildcats defeat the Mustangs

Harrison volleyball wins at home​

The Harrison gym was packed for the conference volleyball match against the Ennis Mustangs. A Harrison victory brewed in five rounds. The first two rounds were close, with Harrison out scoring Ennis by six and three points. The Mustangs came back in the third and fourth round to dominate the court. But the Wildcats were able to regroup and play hard for the ultimate win, beating the Mustangs 3 – 2. Aleena Bacon and Dana Lerum each topped two stat-categories, again proving their value to this Wildcats volleyball team. 

“I am proud of the Wildcats in gaining their composure down the stretch after a bad set three and four and falling behind in the fifth,” Harrison head volleyball coach Lisa Cooper said.

Panthers lose against Falcons

Conference game goes to Twin Bridges​

The Panthers lost to the Falcons in four rounds Oct. 15. After winning the first round by a narrow two points, Sheridan couldn’t outscore Twin Bridges. Panthers Micara Devereaux accounted for all the assists in the match as well as topping the statistics for aces. The Falcons returned to Twin Bridges with a conference win from Sheridan.

Win one, lose one

Two volleyball games for the Falcons​

The Falcons traveled to Sheridan to take on the Panthers, a conference competitor. 

The Oct. 18 game was a Falcons’ fundraiser for cancer awareness and prevention. The team wore pink jerseys.

“They gave roses out to everyone in the crowd who was a cancer survivor,” Big Horns assistant coach Kara Blodgett said, noting that some people cried because they were so touched. 

Twin Bridges had a difficult match on their home court against Lone Peak. They lost to the Big Horns in three rounds, but with each round the Falcons closed the point gap. In both matches, Callie Kaiser led the Falcons in kills. Fran Pollorena accounted for 28 of the 30 assists in the match against the Panthers. Lexie Stockett led with three assists against the Big Horns.

 

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