Young Ram report

The Greene County eighth grade girls’ volleyball team hosted Saydel on Monday, Sept. 23. The Rams won the B and C matches and lost the A match. Games scores were A: 17-21, 21-14, 12-15; B: 21-6, 21-6, 21-13, 21-8; C: 21-7, 17-21, 15-7, 15-14

Top servers were Savanna Shell served 20/21 with 14 aces; Makayla Betts served 14/15 with 6 aces; Tia Gierstorf served 23/25 with 7 aces; Grace Hardaway served 11/12 with 2 aces.

“Overall, we served 80 percent by serving 150/188 with 69 aces,” praised coach Teresa Green. “This is a great improvement from the 71 percent we had in our first match. The girls continue to improve and run our offense.”

The Rams hosted Nevada on Tuesday, September 24, losing all nine games.Game scores were A: 4-21, 8-21, 14-21; B: 18-21, 15-21, 6-21; C: 12-21, 15-21, 14-15.

Top servers were Graci Cooklin served 6/6; Kathryn Beaman served 2/2 with an ace; Paige Kokenge 8/9 with two aces; Adi Gallagher served 6/7 with one ace; Makayla Betts served 6/7.

“We struggled with our serve receive tonight and could not get our offense set up,” noted Coach Green.

The eighth grade team traveled to Roland-Story Sept. 26 for A-B-C matches. The Rams came away with one win and eight losses. Game scores were A: 9-21, 15-21, 5-21; B: 14-21, 21-19, 14-18; C: 11-21, 13-21, 20-25

Top servers were Tia Gierstorf 9/9 with two aces; Graci Cooklin 16/17 with an ace; Savanna Shell 14/17 with 10 aces.

“As a team, we served 78 percent which is up from our match Tuesday night,” stated Green. “We looked a lot better today. We will continue to work on our first pass which is so critical for our offense.” ~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

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