Pirates lose in four at Lapwai
In a White Pine League match at Lapwai, the Prairie Lady Pirates lost in 4 games 18-25, 25-18, 11-25, 17-25 Tuesday, Sept. 11.
The first game was close early but a 7 point service run by Lapwai put the Wildcats in control.
Prairie managed to get to within 3 points at 16-19 and 17-20 but Lapwai held on for the win.
In the second game Prairie fell behind 1-4 but fought back to a 4-4 tie. The game went back and forth for awhile as it was tied again at 7, 8, 9 and 10. Prairie finally took the lead at 11-10 on a kill by Sam Frei.
Prairie extended the lead on an ace by Alli Holthaus followed by a kill by Tiffany Schaeffer and a stuff block by Chelsey Long.
The lead stayed at 3 to 5 points until Kim Schaeffer went to the service line at 22-17. She served 2 aces to make it 24-17. Lapwai then scored a side out but a kill by Tiffany Schaeffer gave Prairie the win to tie the match at 1 game each.
Unfortunately Prairie couldnít take any momentum from that win into the third game as Lapwai had service runs of 3 and 6 points to build a 5-15 lead on their way to an easy win.
In the fourth game Prairie again fell behind early 1-6 and never got any closer than 3 points the rest of the game.
For the match Tiffany Schaeffer had 12 kills including 2 stuff blocks and also had 2 aces. Kaylee Uhlenkott had 8 kills and 2 aces. Kim Schaeffer had 5 kills and 4 aces and Sam Frei had 5 kills and 2 aces. Brooke Holthaus had 4 kills and 3 aces while Chelsey Long had 4 kills including a stuff and 4 aces. Alli Holthaus had 16 assists and 2 aces while Brianne Stubbers had 11 assists.
The loss drops Prairie to 1-5 on the season and 1-2 in league play.
The JV team also lost as Lapwai beat them 12-25, 19-25, 15-6.
Prairie took a 3-1 lead in the first game on a kill by Kayla Johnson followed by 2 aces from Jennifer Enneking but Lapwai came back to take the lead at 3-4 before missing a serve.
Lapwai then scored the sideout and never trailed again in the game.
The game was still close at 7-9 when Lapwai started a run of 9 straight points which included 5 aces.
In the second game Prairie again took the early lead as Enneking served Prairie to a 5-0 lead with 4 aces and a kill by Kayla Johnson.
A pair of aces by Amber Frei and 3 by Francesca Johnson helped Prairie stay in the lead as they still lead 18-14 late in the match.
From there though it was all Lapwai as they outscored Prairie 1-11 with Prairieís only point coming on a kill by Kayla Johnson. Lapwaiís final 5 points came on aces.
In the third game Prairie salvaged a win thanks to the strong serving of Samantha Johnson. The game was 8-6 when she took over at the service line and she managed to serve out the game. She started off with 3 straight aces then her sister Francesca scored a kill as her spike hit the top of the net and then tumbled down the Lapwai side. An ace by Samantha, another kill by Francesca and a final ace by Samantha ended the game in Prairieís favor.
Lady Pirates beat Highland in 4 games
The Prairie Lady Pirates picked up their second win of the season as they beat Highland in a non-league match at Cottonwood 25-17, 25-21, 15-25, 25-14.
Brianne Stubbers and Alli Holthaus had 14 assists each in the match while Kim Schaeffer and Kaylee Uhlenkott had 6 kills each.
With the win Prairie improves to 2-5 overall.
Lady Pirates swept by Kamiah
The Prairie Lady Pirates were lost in 3 games at Kamiah Monday, Sept. 17 in non-league volleyball action.
The scores were 13-25, 16-25, 16-25.
The loss drops them to 2-5 on the season.
The JV and C teams also lost with the JVís losing 13-25, 24-26 and the C team losing 18-25, 19-25.
PIRATES GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2007
28-lost in 3 games at C.V.*
30-lost in 3 games at home to Nezperce
10-lost in 3 games at Grangeville
11-lost in 4 games at Lapwai*
13-won in 4 games over Highland
17-lost in 3 games at Kamiah
2-Deary, here*; C at Jenifer, 5 p.m.
11, 13, 20-District at Lewiston
25-26-27-State at Lewiston
*indicates league game