The Arapahoe Lady Warriors traveled to Trenton to begin their season with a match against Hitchcock County on Thursday, August 23.
Arapahoe v Hitchcock County
The Falcons took an early advantage against Arapahoe in the first set. They attacked the net with a barrage of hits to win the first set 25-12. The Lady Warriors battled back in the second set, but Hitchcock County held them off and took a 2-0 lead with a 25-23 win. Throughout the second set if was a back and forth battle for both teams with the Lady Warriors having some good net play including a tip by Mariah Watson to tie the game at seven all. Arapahoe went ahead 18-7 when Hitchcock County served in to the net. Arapahoe gained two more points on serve errors by their hosts before an ace serve by Terri Hilker made it a 21-20 game for Arapahoe, but Arapahoe couldn’t follow through and lost the set.
Shaye Porter finished off a strong match with a complete third set, leading the Falcons to a 3-0 sweep with a 25-5 win over the Lady Warriors.
Joslyn North and Chloe Carlson led Arapahoe with four and three kills respectively. Mariah Watson led the team with three blocks. Lauren Bahe had 10 digs and six assists. Shaye Porter of Hitchcock County led the match with 14 kills.
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