Carson volleyball pulls it out against McQueen

The Carson High volleyball team was able to pull out a win in five games at McQueen on Tuesday.

Carson lost the first game, came back to win the next two games and lost the fourth game before winning the fifth game 15-12.

"We played OK," Carson coach Daryl James said. "We're still learning. I think we'll get better."

Carson was led by its two three-year starters, outside hitter Kaitlin Brush and setter Tabitha Adams.

"Tabby and Brush definitely had great matches," James said. "Tabby did a great job setting."

Adams had 48 assists, three kills and nine digs while Brush had three aces, 21 kills and five digs.

Carson also received strong efforts from its two sophomore middle blockers, Nicole Scott and Catherine Brekken. Scott had 10 kills and seven blocks and Brekken had three kills and four blocks.

Also for Carson, Adrienne Fletcher had three aces and 12 kills and Erin Amodei added three aces.

"McQueen played very well," James said. "The two teams are very even."


Galena (15-3) rolled to a 25-14, 25-7, 25-17 win at home against Reno.

Kate Wallace set up a balanced attack with 33 assists. Nancy Burrows, Chelsea Appelbaum, Lydia Mailander and Julia Mailander all had seven kills and Jenny Burrows added five kills. Kaitlin Suppan had six blocks and Wallace added two blocks.

Lydia Mailander had nine digs and Mandy Dickman, Kelly Drury and Michelle Drury all had four digs.

In serving, Appelbaum, Michelle Drury and Whitney Garol all had two aces.


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