Volleyball: Douglas takes season-opener
September 7, 2004
The Douglas volleyball squad raced out to a two-game lead against Reed and the rallied from eight points down in the fourth game to take their season-opener at Douglas High School Tuesday night 25-17, 25-19, 18-25, 25-19.
Douglas trailed badly throughout the first half of the fourth game, but managed to narrow the gap to 9-15 on a Reed service error.
On the next series, senior Kayla Dunn hammered home a kill will brought new life into the Tigers. Dawson Joyce-Mendive followed with an ace and Douglas pieced together three more points before Dana Pardee added a kill of her own to make it 15-17.
Erin Fitzgerald stepped up with three consecutive aces to give Douglas its first lead of the game at 18-17.
With the score 20-19, Cayla Knapp took over serving and polished off the game with five consecutive points.
Dunn finished the match with 11 kills and Whitney Estes added six kills for Douglas.
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The Tigers next head to Elko Thursday and then travel to Galena this weekend for a tournament.