Volleyball squads near halfway in region


By Catherine Garrett

Clipper sportswriter

Bountiful won two region matches last week against Woods Cross and Farmington, while Davis, Woods Cross and Farmington split their pair of matches. Viewmont went 0-2 this week.

Bountiful

Even though there was a volleyball match played Oct. 2 between Bountiful and Woods Cross, the “Dig Pink” evening took on a different meaning as both squads teamed together to help raise money for a local family of eight whose father has inoperable brain cancer and the mother is in remission from stage four ovarian cancer.

“Fans of both Woods Cross and Bountiful were very generous and we were grateful to be able to raise $2000 for this family,” head coach Sarah Chism said. “Along with the fundraiser, it was an exciting Region 5 rivalry match with a lot of good volleyball.”

The Braves defeated the Wildcats 20-25, 25-15, 25-18, 14-25, 15-10.

Against Farmington Oct. 4, Bountiful won 25-17, 27-25, 25-20.

The Braves are now 9-7 overall and 4-2 in the Region 5 standings.

Woods Cross

                  Woods Cross lost a tough five-set battle with Bountiful Oct. 2 20-25, 25-15, 25-18, 14-25, 15-10.

“We made young mistakes and we never really got into rhythm,” head coach Nicole Hogan said.

Against Roy Oct. 4, the Wildcats won 25-16, 25-17, 25-7. The Wildcats now have a 9-6 record with a 4-2 Region 5 mark.

Davis

Davis defeated Northridge 25-14, 25-19, 25-23 behind Katie Corelli’s 15 kills and 10 digs. Olivia Watts also had a double-double with 10 kills and 23 digs. Lexi Sunderland also recorded 11 digs.

“We played amazing,” head coach Lori Salvo said.

On Oct. 4, the Darts lost to Weber 25-17, 27-25, 23-25, 25-19. Corelli again led offensively with 19 kills while Watts added 12. The pair also had 19 digs each while Sunderland picked up 28 digs.

“We struggled to bring the heat,” Salvo said. “Way too many errors. For the love! So frustrating and so up and down!”

The Darts are now 13-11 on the season and 3-4 in Region 2 play.

Farmington

Farmington defeated Viewmont 25-23, 25-21, 25-22 on Oct. 2.

Madi Gundry had a double-double with 18 kills and 16 digs. Taylor Russon recorded 30 assists in running the Phoenix squad’s offense while also serving three aces. Defensively, the team had 10 blocks and Rylee Brown led with 20 digs.

Against Bountiful Oct. 4, Farmington lost 25-18, 27-25, 25-20.

The team sits in fourth place in Region 5 with a 2-4 record and 8-10 overall in its first year.

Viewmont

Viewmont lost to Farmington Oct. 2 in a tight three-set match 25-23, 25-21, 25-22.

The Vikings are 8-15 this season with a 1-4 Region 5 record.

 

 

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