Eagles volleyball team thrashes Staples-Motley
By Kevin Cederstrom firstname.lastname@example.org The Eagles volleyball team took an aggressive offense into Staples on Tuesday and thrashed the Cardinals, 3-0, before the home team knew what hit them. New York Mills dominated the first game by scoring 14 strai...
By Kevin Cederstrom
The Eagles volleyball team took an aggressive offense into Staples on Tuesday and thrashed the Cardinals, 3-0, before the home team knew what hit them. New York Mills dominated the first game by scoring 14 straight points to take a 19-5 lead and win 25-7. Game two was much closer but the Eagles, after taking a 19-18 lead, held on to win 25-22. NY Mills continued its strong play and made quick work of the Cardinals in game three, winning 25-12, and the match 3-0 for the Eagles' first win of the season.
Bobbi Smith put together a solid performance for the Eagles with 6 kills, 7 solo blocks and 7 assisted blocks on the night. Hannah Rutten had 5 service aces, 3 kills, 2 solo blocks and 8 assisted blocks for Mills.
The Eagles (1-1) will hit the road tonight (Sept. 7) to face Bertha-Hewitt at 7 p.m.
This weekend, NY Mills will host their Annual Fall Tournament. Teams will include: NY Mills Swanville, Nevis and Menahga in Pool A; and Isle, NCE, Upsala and Verndale in Pool B. Action begins ta 9 a.m. when the Eagles take on Swanville. The third place game will be at 3 p.m. in the high school gym while the championship is played at the Sports Center gym
Verndale will be in New York Mills on Sept. 14.