Carson volleyball beats Wooster

The Carson High volleyball team swept at Wooster 26-24, 27-25, 25-23 on Tuesday to set up a showdown with Reno High for third place in the Sierra League.

Carson will host Reno at 6 p.m. Thursday. The winner will finish third in the Sierra League while the loser will settle for first. If Carson wins, it would face Manogue in the first round of the Northern 4A playoffs while a loss would mean the Senators would play Galena in the first round.

"We didn't play that well and they played very well," said Carson coach Shana Wilkins about the match against Wooster. "That made it real close.

We were able to pull each game out, which was great. We just kind of couldn't get into the flow, though. We got our stats. We played OK."

Sandra McAlman had 11 kills and 17 digs, Catherine Brekken had eight kills, four blocks and six digs, Allison Foltz had 21 digs and two aces, Sandie Howard had eight blocks, two digs and five kills and Lindsay Ford added 32 assists for Carson.


Galena (29-8) improved to 11-0 in the High Desert League with the 25-13, 25-15, 19-25, 25-13 win.

Julia Mailander had 17 kills and two blocks, Nancy Burrows had 11 kills and 16 digs, Lydia Mailander had 11 kills, two blocks, three aces and 10 digs, Thalia McCann had 38 assists, 10 digs and three aces and Amy Scott added four blocks for Galena.

Galena won the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-17 and the freshmen contest 25-233, 25-17.


The Carson High freshmen volleyball team ended its season at 17-4 after a 25-23, 25-10 win over Wooster.

Breanna Anderson had seven aces and 15 assists, Danae Eckhart had four kills, one dig and one ace, Lisa Strobel had two kills and four aces and Kristina Diamond added seven kills for Carson.


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