eliminated at District
The Summit Academy Lady Patriots started well but wound up on the losing end of a play-in match against Kendrick at District.
They won the first game 25-15 then lost the next 3 games 19-25, 22-25, 19-25 Saturday, Oct. 13 at the LCSC Activity Center.
Their serving was on early as Megan Rehder had 2 aces to help Summit take a 4-1 lead and Sarah Chmelik followed with 4 straight aces to make it 9-3.
Kendrick was able to fight back within 1 point at 15-14 but Summit dominated the rest of the game. A stuff block by Chmelik put Rehder back on the service line. She had 2 aces and Chmelik added 2 kills for a 20-14 lead.
After a Kendrick sideout Chmelik stuffed another Kendrick spike to put herself on the service line.
Megan Seubert scored a pair of kills and Chmelik served up 2 aces to end the game.
Summit wasnít able to carry over any first game momentum as they fell behind 0-3 and 2-7 in the second game and never led.
They were able to rally to within 1 at 10-11 on an ace by Julia Osborne, but Kendrick then scored the next 4 points and held on to win by 6.
Rachael Frei served Summit to a 3-0 lead in game 3 as Rehder scored a kill and Chmelik scored 2 kills.
Unfortunately Kendrick came right back to tie it at 3 and again at 4 and then scored the next 4 points for a 4-8 lead.
After Summit cut it to 6-8, Kendrick got a 9-point service run from Holli Heinnan for a 6-17 lead.
Summit wasnít ready to quit yet though as Osborne scored a kill for the side out and Rachel Waters put together a 9-point service run of her own to get Summit right back into the game. She had 6 aces in that run while Seubert and Frei each added a kill as Summit cut the lead to 16-17.
Unfortunately they couldnít quite muster even a tie, much less take the lead as Kendrick was able to answer.
Summit pulled within 1 again at 18-19 on an ace by Osborne but then missed on a spike attempt.
Kendrick got to game point at 19-24.
A kill by Osborne and 2 aces by Frei cut the lead to 22-24 but Kendrick was then able to score the kill for the game winner.
Facing elimination Summit fell behind 0-3 but fought back to take an 8-6 lead.
Kendrick scored 3 straight to retake the lead but Summit tied it on a tip by Seubert.
A kill by Kendrickís Carli Taylor gave them back a lead they never relinquished.
Summit kept it close as they pulled within 1 at 10-11, 11-12 and 14-15 but then Kendrick started to edge away and eventually won by 6 points.
Chmelik had 13 kills including 2 stuff blocks, 1 assist and 12 aces. Seubert had 11 kills including a stuff, 4 assists and 1 ace. Rehder had 5 kills and 5 aces. Osborne had 5 kills, 1 assist and 3 aces. Frei had 4 kills, 15 assists and 6 aces. Waters had 6 assists and 7 aces.
The loss ends the Patriots season at 2-18.
Summit splits final two regular season matches
The Summit Patriots were 1-1 in their final two matches of the regular season as they won at Kamiah and then lost at Logos.
At Kamiah on Tuesday, Oct. 9, Summit picked up their second victory of the season 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 21-25, 15-6.
Megan Seubert had a strong game at the net while Jolene Chmelik and Julia Osborne did well at the service line.
On Thursday, Oct. 11, they traveled to Moscow for a season-ending match against Logos and lost 17-25, 24-26, 12-25 to end their season at 2-17.
SUMMIT GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2012
30-Deary, there, lost 0-3
11-Tri-Match at Prairie: vs. Genesee, 6:30 p.m.; vs. Prairie, 8 p.m., lost to Genesee 0-3, lost to Prairie 0-3, details next week.
15-Grangeville Tournament, TBA, lost to Grangeville 0-2, lost to Nezperce 1-2, lost to Prairie 0-2, lost to Highland 1-2
18-Tri-match at Prairie: vs. Highland, 6:30 p.m.; vs. Prairie 8 p.m., lost to Highland 0-3, lost to Prairie 0-3, details next week
20-Deary, Grangeville at Grangeville High, lost 0-3 to Deary, lost 0-3 to Grangeville
24-Kendrick, here (rescheduled from 9/13), lost 0-3 to Kendrick
27-Timberline, here, lost 0-3
2-Highland, there, WON!!! 3-2
4-Timberline, there, lost 0-3
9-Kamiah, there, V only, 4 p.m., won 3-2
11-Logos, there, lost 0-3
13-20-District vs. Kendrick, lost 1-3