Oct 27 – Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Northgate
YOUR Acalanes Dons Girls Volleyball squad hosted Northgate on Senior Night, for the last league game of the year, looking to lock down a second place finish in the DAL. Congrats to Acalanes Seniors Melissa Elliott, Devin Grobeck, Parker Jones and Alex Matson.
2-1. The four Seniors take the Court for the Dons and Alex Matson delivers an Ace on the serve.
4-1. Matson Ace again. Quick time out for Northgate.
6-1. Another Ace for Matson! SENIOR SHARP SHOOTER.
8-1. See above!
9-1. Diving dig by Parker Jones, which she follows up with a huge block!
11-1. Matson fires her fifth Ace of the Set! Another Northgate timeout as the Dons come out fired up tonight.
12-2. Jones gets set with an “X” move for a kill.
15-2. Devin Grobeck gets in on the Ace action with a wicked float serve.
20-9. Fantastic Grobeck dig, and Matson reward her effort with a sharp angle kill that catches the sideline.
22-12. Jones Thunder Bomb! All wood.
25-13. Dons take the first set decisively. SENIOR LEADERSHIP.
1-0. Jones big kill from the back row.
2-5. Jones again after a rough patch.
5-7. Jones is just killing it. A lot.
6-8. Matson hammers a kill.
12s. Elliott kill in the middle as the Dons storm back to tie it up.
13-15. Matson pounds one down the line to keep it close.
14-15. Elliott and Jones Roof! EJ Roofing Company.
16-15. Matson gives the Dons the lead.
22-24. Dons fighting headwinds this set. Timeout Acalanes.
22-25. Northgate takes the second set as the Dons underclassmen clearly want to give the Seniors more time to play tonight. SENIOR CELEBRATION.
2-0. Matson angle kill. Let’s go Dons!
4-0. Elliott block!
7-3. Jones soft roll kill surprises the Broncos.
8-3. Diving save by Matson! Dons convert a kill in the middle, and Northgate needs a TO. SUPER SENIOR DEFENSE.
13-7. Grobeck is anchoring the defense as the Dons look to control this third set.
17-14. Broncos fight back. Matson Ace! Needed it.
19-18. Jones kill. Needed it.
21-20. Diving save by Jones this time and the Dons convert. Nail biter.
24-21. Matson runs one down the top of the net and it rolls over. Score!
25-21. Dons hang on to take the third set.
1-0. Elliott kill! SENIOR SLAM.
2-0. Matson Ace.
3-0. Elliott again! Quick start for the Dons.
4-2. Super Matson pass. Jump set. Jones crushes it!
7-5. Jones Ace! But the Broncos still have some kick left in them.
12-7. Matson “tools” the block. Timeout Broncos.
13-7. Matson wins a “joust” at the net.
14-7. Elliott Roof! SENIOR FOR REAL.
16-7. Grobeck dig, Matson kill, and the home crowd roars. SENIOR STYLE.
18-8. Jones kill. SENIOR HIGHLIGHT REEL.
20-8. Matson Ace! Time to put the Broncos back into the corral.
24-8. Matson serving for the match.Dons win! 25-8. SENIOR STARS!