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Yellow Springs Varsity Volleyball plays Troy Christian HS on 2-22-2011


Senior Stephanie Marion

Yellow Springs Bulldogs Win over Troy Christian in Volleyball

On Sept. 23 the YSHS Bulldogs went up against friendly rival Troy Christian.  The Eagles fought hard seeking to make up for their loss in the first meeting between these two teams.  Yet the YSHS team held together through the long match and collected the win  13-25, 25-20, 25-20, 20-25, 20-18.  In the third game the Bulldogs came back behind to tie it up at 18 and then win it on a tip kill from setter Stephanie Marion (l). Stephanie also provided three very helpful aces in the final game.  Maya Hardman (r) pulled her weight in the match contributing 14 kills, 7 blocks and 5 aces.  Kennedy Harshaw-Butler was also a big help with 10 kills for the day.  Yet it was the hard work of all 7 players on the court that brought in the win.  The team members showed above average ability to play together, to trust each other, and to share the job. 

 

video from the third game  (takes you to youtube)

 


Junior Maya Hardman had 14 kills for the match

Kennedy's left hand in action

Angela makes a nice pass (look at the left right weight shift!)

Maya blocking

Maya blocking again

Angela hitting (finish with body bend to front for more power-pike)

Maya and Kennedy force TC to tip the ball

Emma serving

Hannah setting (perpendicular to the net is
better for accuracy -aka square to the target)

Emma shows her hitting form.

Stephanie gets a kill to end game 3.

Maya hits one behind her head.

Maryah after the set.

Kennedy shows good hitting form (body square to the net)

Emma hits it over.