Gilpin girls in stiff competition

eagle huddleBarbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It was a three-match week and a one-win week. The Gilpin girls lost two five -game matches in fifth-game tie-breakers, to end up with a 6-5 record. Their next three games are away and they will be on their home court on October 7 when they play Jim Elliot, beginning at 4:30 with the A-team.

The Eagles played an away game against the Cornerstone Christian Bulldogs on Tuesday, September 16, and won three games in a row, giving them a shut-out match.

Game scores: 25-12, 25-12, 25-17.
Player stats:
Alex Martin: 4 kills, 6 attacks, 6 serves, 1 dig, 4 serves received
Jessie Morgan: 2 serves, 1 dig
Aspen Nadeau: 2 serves,
Bailey Hanssen: 9 kills 14 attacks, 1 ace, 3 serves, 1 dig, 4 serves received
Cicely Lepro: 5 aces, 15 serves, 3 digs, 3 serves received
Alyssa Chareunsouk: 5 kills, 17 attacks, 1 ace 7 serves, 8 digs, 13 serves received
Stephanie Siegrist: 5 kills, 9 attacks, 9 aces, 17 serves, 2 blocks, 4 digs, 13 serves received
Siera Planck: 3 kills, 5 attacks
Jada Gohdes: 1 ace, 5 serves, 4 serves received
Sierra Deleon: 2 attacks, 2 aces, 16 serves, 2 digs, 22 assists, 50 ball handling

On Thursday, September 18, the Eagles hosted Denver Waldorf and the two teams engaged in a five-game battle that ended in a 2-3 loss for Gilpin after an intensely close match. Stephanie Siegrist led the team offensively with 10 kills, 43 attacks and 18 serves.

Games stats:  21-25 25-18 20-25 25-20 12-15

On Friday, September 19, the Eagles hit the road for the second consecutive game and the second 5-game loss, not being able to score more than 5 points in fifth game.

Game scores: 16-25 16-25 25-23 26-24 5-15
Player stats:
Alexis Kennedy: 3 digs, 3 serves received
Alex Martin: 2 kills, 12 attacks, 10 serves, 2 points, 6 digs, 12 serves received
Bailey Hansen: 2 kills, 17 attacks, 2 digs, 1 serve received
Cicely Lepro: 9 serves received
Alyssa Chareunsouk: 4 kills 24 attacks, 5 aces, 19 serves, 10 points, 20 digs, 32 serves received
Stephanie Siegrist: 9 kills, 30 attacks, 9 serves, 15 digs, 11 serves received
Siera Planck: 2 kills, 16 attacks, 9 serves 3 points, 4 digs,
Jada Gohdes: 3 kills, 11 attacks, 14 serves, 6 points, 2 assists, 8 serves received
Sierra Deleon: 2 kills 19 attacks,1 ace 25 serves, 17 points 17 digs, 97 ball handling

Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.