Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn
Head Varsity Volleyball Coach
The Gardner Edgerton High School Varsity Blazers took down the Owls of Olathe West Thursday night, with set scores of 25-17, 25-8, 25-14. The #5 Blazers moved to 12-5 on the year and 8-1 in the Sunflower League. It was a complete team effort, with a number of players contributing to the win.
Offensively, SR Kyla Shappell led the team with eight kills, JR Morgan McIntire put down seven, SR Gabbie Bishop added six, FR Jaylyne Bell added five, SR Emma Prothe put down four, and SO Jordan Boone added one. Kendra Wait led the team with two aces, while Kyla Shappell, Emma Prothe, and Jaylyne Bell added one ace apiece on the night.
Defensively, five Blazers recorded double-digit digs on the night. Morgan McIntire led the team with 18 digs followed by Kendra Wait with 14, while Emma Prothe, Kyla Shappell, and FR Erin Michael added ten apiece. Kendra Wait and Gabbie Bishop added four blocks each as well.
The Varsity Blazers are back in action tomorrow at the Tonganoxie Invitational. JV will be competing at the Ottawa tomorrow, while the Sophomore team will be at St. James.