Oct 17 – Dons Volleyball continue winning ways versus Alhambra

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Photos: Bob Wash


Your Acalanes Dons versus the Alhambra Lady Bulldogs

Game 1;

0-0 Grace Bolen sets Rachael Cox to start the night off with it’s first Kill.
7-2 Katie Nall crushes the ball straight down for the kill.
8-2 Parker Jones tip the ball to the open court for the point.
9-5 Jones hits a cross court kill to the opposite corner.
12-6 Maddie Graham with the Ace off the tape.
17-13 Jones pushes the ball past two defenders for the point.
18-13 Nall smokes a “1” to the back corner.
24-17 Mimi White lightly tips the ball over the block for the point and win.

25-17 Dons

Game 2;

2-5 Grace Bolen to Nall for the kill that pinballs off two Bulldogs.
5-5 Molly Armstrong snaps the Alhambra overpass straight down for the kill.
8-5 Bolen with a sweet backset to Jones who unleashes a cross court kill.
10-7 Armstrong leaps high and long from the back row for the kill.
11-7 Cox goes high over the block to smoke the ball to the 8 ft. line kill.
12-7 Armstrong – Ace.
13-7 Armstrong – repeat above.
18-14 Cox with hard flat serve for the ace.
21-17 Cox with great pass off a tough serve to Bolen who pushes it back to Cox in the back court for the kill.

25-17 Dons

Game 3;

0-1 Reilly Webster with the kill.
1-1 Cox – Ace.
5-4 Jones hits the cross court kill.
10-5 Armstrong – Ace, Ace in your face.
12-5 White takes a “1′ and delivers a kill.
13-5 Cox goes up big and smacks the ball off the block where it lands out-of-bounds for the kill.
16-7 Dory Grobeck sets Webster for the massive crush and kill.
18-8 Cox serves up an Ace on the line.
19-8 Cox with the Ace serve to the husband and wife – untouched.
22-9 Jillian Wickline serves up a smooth Ace to the corner.
24-11 Caroline Wash smokes the ball past two defenders for the kill and win.

25-11 Dons

Cox: 8 kills, 4 aces and 3 digs
Bolen: 21 assists and 2 aces
Nall: 4 kills, 3 blocks, 1 dig and 1 assist
Graham: 2 digs and 2 aces
Armstrong: 2 kills, 3 aces and 1 dig
Wash: 1 kill
White: 2 kills and 2 blocks
Webster: 2 kills
Wickline: 7 digs and 1 ace
Jones: 7 kills and 2 blocks

Doug Dalziel