RHS volleyball gets homecoming success

RHS senior Skylar Thacker helped lead her team to wins during the Homecoming festivities last weekend. Rangely volleyball is 5-2 in the league standings. Matt Scoggins Photo

RANGELY | The Homecoming games were a big success for the lady Panthers at both levels. Junior varsity won a tight match in two sets: 27-25 and 25-22. Shauna Lapp led the team with five kills and Chloe Goshe used her tips to great effect scoring four kills. On the defensive side Adelynn Halcomb, Autumn Kersting and Angelina Peck had seven digs a piece. Varsity won their match 3-1 with the scores 17-25, 25-22, 25-16 and 25-15. Kassidee Brown had an amazing match with 29 assists, three aces and 14 earned points. Marlena Miller was strong on the offensive and defensive sides with 12 kills, three aces, and 11 blocks. Kacie Lapp and Skylar Thacker helped drive the team to victory offensively with 11 kills/13 digs and 13 earned points/18 digs respectively. Makenze Cochrane played phenomenal defense coming away with 15 digs. Freshman Aspen Low also came on strong with four solo blocks.
After the win on Friday the JV played hard against the Lady Eagles. Though the Panthers lost 2-1 there were strong plays at the net. Crimsen Blankenship, Andrea Knight and Shauna Lapp each had four kills with several other teammates contributing. Defensively Blankenship and Knight had a couple of blocks each while Adelynn Halcomb and Angelina Peck had seven and 12 digs respectively. Varsity had a hard-fought win once again coming away with a 3-1 victory (scores: 26-24, 18-25, 25-23 and 25-21). Brown Brown once again had a great game with 35 assists. On both sides of the ball there was phenomenal net play throughout the match. Kills: Marlena Miller—133, Hannah Wilke—11 and Kacie Lapp—10. Blocks: Marlena Miller—6, Aspen Low—6. Skylar Thacker earned her team 11 points with a serving ace. Halcomb and Megan Ward each had double-digit earned points. Defense was strong as well: Thacker leading with 25 digs, Brown with 18 and Halcomb with 15.

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