Playing its best volleyball of the season, the Lady Blazers varsity volleyball team defeated Paola and Pittsburgh in the Paola Invitational last weekend.
In the opener, GEHS turned back Pittsburgh 25-18, 25-17 led by the play of Haylei Bell, Ana Barnes, Maddy Linden and Lauren Highfill.
Pittsburgh pulled within 16-14 before Highfill went on a four point serving run to put GEHS up 18-16.from there, GEHS gained momentum to score a 25-18. 25-17 win.
It was the same winning story in the second match as GEHS defeated Paola 25-22 and 25-19.
Defensively, Macy Koetters contributed nine digs whie Highfill and Kynli Nelson had seven.
With the win, GEHS improved to 16-12 on the season .