The Arapahoe Lady Warriors traveled to Benkelman for the Dundy County-Stratton triangular with Hitchcock County on Thursday, August 30. They then hosted the Elm Creek Buffaloes on Friday, August 31.
Arapahoe v Dundy County-Stratton
Dundy County-Stratton jumped out to early leads in both sets against the Lady Warriors. They controlled the net and the serve line. The Tigers won the first set 25-12 and the second 25-9 as they cruised to a 2-0 win in their first match of the triangular.
Hannah Utterback led the team with two kills. Lauren Bahe had four assists, four good serves, and six digs. Caitlin McCorkle had 10 digs and 17 serves received. Joslyn North had one kill, four good serves, six digs, and 16 serves received.
The Falcons and Lady Warriors were in a tight first set. Hitchcock County sealed the match with a 25-23 win to take a 1-0 lead. The Falcons had better control in the second set. They swept Arapahoe for the second time this season with a 25-16 set win to win the match 2-0.
Chloe Carlson led the team with three kills and three blocks. Lauren Bahe had 10 good serves, 10 digs, and seven assists. Joslyn North had two kills, two ace serves, and 20 serves received. Hope Koller added two kills.
Arapahoe v Elm Creek
Arapahoe hosted the Elm Creek Buffaloes for their first home match of the season. Elm Creek took control of the first set from the start. They cruised to a 25-8 set win for a 1-0 lead. Arapahoe battled around in the next two sets, but they could not overtake Elm Creek in either. The Buffaloes earned a 3-0 sweep with 25-18, -16 wins.
Chloe Carlson had five kills for Arapahoe. Mariah Watson added two kills. Hannah Utterback had two ace serves and nine digs. Caitlin McCorkle had 17 digs and 17 serves received. Lauren Bahe had four assists.
Arapahoe was 0-3 this past week and are now 0-4 on the season. They will look to turn things around as they hosted a triangular with Loomis and Maywood-Hayes Center on Tuesday, September 4. They will then travel to Trenton for the Hitchcock County Invitational on Saturday, September 8.
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