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Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Friday, 23 September 2011 20:51

Senior Sheyla Christner, left, and freshman Sydnee Harchelroad go for the block during last week’s match with Southwest.


By Carl Williams

The Wauneta Breeze


The Wauneta-Palisade Bronco volleyball team rebounded from a pair of losses to Southwest and Chase County earlier last week to pull off a four-set win at Haxtun Friday night.

Broncs take Southwest to four

The Southwest Roughriders came to Wauneta-Palisade looking like C-2 contenders. The Broncs dropped the first set, 14-25, but came back strong in the second set, claiming a 26-24 win to take the set. The Broncs couldn’t maintain the momentum built in the second set, dropping the next two sets to the Roughriders, 13-25 and 8-25.

Tailor Lee led the scoring with 10 points, including an ace on a 16-17 serving effort. She also added three kills on a 25-33 effort at the net.

Sheyla Christner followed with seven points including a pair of aces on a 12-12 effort at the serving line. She also had a pair of kills.

Emma Skelton and Sydnee Harchelroad handled the setting duties with Skelton setting up 64 attacks and Harchelroad 42. Brooklyn Nordhausen led the team in blocks with five, including three ace blocks.

Chase County

The Broncos traveled to Imperial Thursday, Sept. 15 for a matchup with the Lady Longhorns. Thursday night wasn’t what the Broncs was hoping for, dropping three straight sets, 14-25, 9-25 and 6-25. Coach Michelle Harchelroad tried to mix things up in the third set by bringing in her jayvees.

Sydnee Harchelroad was the leading varsity scorer with three points. Jonee Maris led the hitting with nine attacks. Nordhausen added a pair of ace blocks.

Broncs get win at Haxtun

Traveling to Haxtun, Colo., Friday, the Lady Broncos turned in one of their best nights of the season, garnering a much-needed win, besting the Lady Bulldogs in three sets out of four.

After dropping the first set 18-25, the Broncs came back strong winning the next three sets, 25-18, 25-13 and 25-18.

The Broncs played strong at the net with four girls finishing in double figures for attacks.

Nordhausen collected nine kills with 20 attacks while Christner finished with nine kills and 19 attacks.

Maris had six kills and 18 attacks, followed by Lee with two kills and 15 attacks.

Lee finished the night with 17 points, followed by Skelton with 12. Skelton served up a trio of aces while Christner finished with four. The team collected a total of 15 aces.

Skelton went 62-64 setting with 12 kill assists. Harchelroad went 55-57 with 11 kill assists.

The Broncs traveled to the Paxton invite Tuesday, Sept. 20.

This Friday, Sept. 23 they will play host to Hayes Center with jayvee action starting at 3:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. CT.

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Broncs will hit the road for the Brady invitational. Action begins there at 8 a.m. MT/9 a.m. CT.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 September 2011 20:54