Local 1A volleyball report

The Otis High School volleyball team was 2-5 heading into this past Tuesday’s game at Lone Star.
The Bulldogs improved to 3-5 with a four-set win at their neighborhood rival, losing the first set 21-25, but then dominating the rest of the match, 25-10, 25-20, 25-12. Rowan Tribelhorn had nine kills, Kayce Perry seven and Madelyn Willeke five. Alli Hornung had 20 setting assists. Hornung, Hailey Stivers, K. Perry, Arlene Bencomo and Jaylin Weber led in serving, as the Bulldogs were 92.2 percent at the line.
The Bulldogs went 1-1 last week, starting with a sweep of visiting Wray last Tuesday, August 31. The first two sets were close, with Otis winning 25-22 and 25-23. The Bulldogs then took care of business for the sweep, winning the third set 25-15.
Rowan Tribelhorn had 11 kills, Jayce Perry five, Madelyn Willeke five, and Arlene Bencomo two. Tribelhorn was 14-14 serving, Bencomo 16-17 with one ace, Alli Hornung 11-11, Hailey Stivers 11-12, J. Perry 7-7 with one ace, and Kayce Perry 7-8.

Otis’ Rowan Tribelhorn goes for the kill during last Friday’s home match against Idalia. (Dave Gustafson)

The Bulldogs hosted Idalia last Friday, losing in four sets — 20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-25. Tribelhorn had 12 kills, J. Perry five, Willeke four and Bencomo two. K. Perry had four assists. Tribelhorn was in on six blocks. Tribelhorn was 17-17 serving with one ace, K. Perry 14-14 with one ace, J. Perry 13-14, Stivers 11-12, Hornung 10-12, Willeke 6-8, Bencomo 2-3 and Destiny Henderson 1-2.
Otis is at Stratton on Friday, and hosts 1A-power Merino on Tuesday.

Lone Star
Lone Star’s volleyball team went 2-1 in the Hanover Tournament last weekend, prior to hosting Otis this past Tuesday.
The Longhorns now are on a break, not playing again until they travel to St. Francis, Kansas, on September 16. They lost in four sets to Otis, winning the first 25-21, but dropping the next three 10-25, 20-25 and 12-25.
Lone Star opened tourney play last Saturday with a 25-8, 25-12 win over DeBeque. Statistics were not available.
The Longhorns then cruised past Two Roads Charter School from Arvada, 25-13 and 25-15. No statistics were available.
They closed tourney play against Belleview Christian of Westminster, losing 17-25 and 14-25.

The Arickaree/Woodlin volleyball team picked up their first two wins of the season last week.
The Indian Mustangs next are at the Bethune Tournament on Saturday before playing at Wray on Tuesday.
Arickaree/Woodlin broke into the win column last Thursday at home with a 25-17, 23-25, 25-20, 25-20 win over Hi-Plains.
Joslyn King recorded 20 kills, Raeya Schrock 15, Tori Arfsten five, McKenna Jesse four, Cora Schrock and Lilly Monat three each. Monat had 30 setting assists, and Schrock 15. Monat was 22-23 serving with seven aces, Janice Kalcevic 18-18 with three aces, Schrock 14-16 with one ace, King 8-10, R. Schrock and Jesse both 7-9, and Wynter Van Ness 7-7 with two aces.
The Indian Mustangs played a pair of games against 2A schools on Saturday, first beating Burlington 25-21 and 25-15. Arfsten and R. Schrock both had four kills, and C. Schrock, Monat, King and Jesse two each. Monat had four assists, and C. Schrock three. Monat was 19-21 serving with two aces, R. Schrock 6-7 with four aces, Jesse 5-7, King 5-7 with two aces, and C. Schrock 4-5 with one ace.
Arickaree/Woodlin then lost in three sets to Wray, 25-23, 19-25 and 11-15. R. Schrock had five kills, C. Schrock, Montat and King three each, and Afsten two. Monat had six assists, and King three. Monat was 10-12 serving with three aces, Jesse 8-10 with two aces, C. Schrock 9-10, R. Schrock 5-6 with one ace, and King 3-5.