The Lady Falcon Freshman Volleyball team played Arizona Lutheran. Irie Wilson had three hitting attempts and Oceana Jurasin had a block attempt in the first game. Martha Cress had two ace serves in game one as well. The Lady Falcons lost game one 8-25. In game two, the Lady Falcons fought to stay in the game, but lost 14-25. In game two, the Lady Falcons were playing well, calling the ball, and moving their feet. The Lady Falcons were encouraging one another on the court and playing well. “It was exciting to watch them play with confidence,” said Coach Erickson.
The Lady Falcon Freshman Volleyball team played Arizona Lutheran in the Nest dropping the match, 9-25, 10-25. Martha Cress has an ace serve and attacked the ball three times for a kill. Irie Wilson has three ace serves and three hitting kills. Oceana Jurasin recorded two kills. “The ladies have improved so much in the past month, I am excited to get back to work in practice,” said Coach Erickson.
The Freshman Lady Falcons played Gilbert Christian. The ladies lost both games 12-25. Martha Cress was able to serve successfully five times. Irie Wilson had seven serves with three aces. All of the ladies got in to play. and there has been so much improvement in this team. “The Freshman team has been working hard to improve during practices and it is paying off. We are improving at the service line and in our serve receive game as well,” said Erickson.
The Freshman Lady Falcon Volleyball team played at Gilbert Christian. The Falcons lost both games, 13-25 and 16-25. The team is improving greatly. Irie Wilson rallied the team with three service points and one ace. Martha Cress also did a great job at the service line. The Falcons had a number of good rallies back and forth and all of the girls got to get in the game. “The ladies are building up their confidence, feeling more comfortable in their positions and it is beginning to show in their play. I am proud of their improvement,” said Coach Erickson.
The Freshman Lady Falcon Volleyball team played Tonopah in the Nest. The Lady Falcons lost both games 18-25 and 11-25. Oceana Jurasin and Madi Sholten each had six aces in the match, while Irie Wilson converted two aces. Everyone had an opportunity to play at home in front of our home fans and family. “We are making progress as a team and I’m excited to get back to practice and to keep improving,” said Coach Erickson.
The Freshman Lady Falcon Volleyball team played at Combs High School on September 3rd. The team did an awesome job at the service line during the first game. Irie Wilson led the team with six ace serves. Martha Cress, Kyra Davis, and Oceana Jurasin each recorded three aces while Marissa Moore and Madi Sholden had two ace serves. The Lady Falcons played a nail-biter of a game, but dropping the match, 2-0. “It is exciting to watch the athletes grow together as a team and become a real team,” said Coach Erickson.
The Freshmen Lady Falcon Volleyball team played at Cortez High School dropping the match, 2-0. Irie Wilson led the team with serves, earning six aces. The Lady Falcons had several long rallies where they were able to earn points, unfortunately, the Lady Falcons lost both games 18-25. “The team has improved so much already. It was exciting to see the girls work together as a team,” said Coach Erickson.