The Charles Page High School varsity volleyball team (1-1) picked up its first win of the season Thursday evening at the Ed Dubie Field House with a 3-0 non-conference sweep of Okay (1-1). The Lady Sandites won sets of 25-13, 25-21, and 25-15.
The eventual victor was clear from the very beginning as the Sandites won twelve straight rallies in the first set, led by McKenzie Harris with three kills.
Game two was far closer with the Sandites’ longest streak coming in at five rallies. Lexi Erb scored four kills and an ace to keep her team competitive. The final fen rallies were a five-five split between the two teams, with Devree Youngblood scoring the game-winner.
The Sandites started the third set 4-0 with kills from Madison Burris and Vanessa Wyrick, and a pair of aces from Raylynn Mong, then pushed their lead to 7-1 with an ace from Cloe Campfield. The Lady Mustangs cut the gap to 8-7 and hung tight till Erb notched a kill and an ace at 12-11. Then Sand Springs ran away with it and sailed to a 25-15 finish.
Youngblood led all scorers with eight kills, followed by Wyrick and Campfield with six each. Mong recorded a team-high eleven assists, followed by Burris with ten. Erb finished with seven kills for the Mustangs.
Sand Springs will return to action Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. when they play the defending 4A State Champions from Victory Christian (2-0) in the first round of the Union Invitational. They will play Edmond North (1-0) at 12:00 p.m. and the defending 5A State Champions from Bishop Kelley (1-0) at 3:00 p.m.
Okay will host Tulsa NOAH (2-0) Monday at 6:00 p.m.
(Sand Springs Stats)
Kills: Youngblood 8, Wyrick 6, Campfield 6, Burris 4, Harris 4, Smith 2, Robbins 1.
Assists: Mong 11, Burris 10, Blaylock 2, Harris 1.
Blocks: Youngblood 2, Smith 2.
Digs: Blacklock 4, Burris 1, Wicker 1, Youngblood 1, Robbins 1.
Aces: Mong 2, Burris 1, Campfield 1.
Kills: Erb 7, Walters 3, K. Green 3.
Blocks: Erb 2, S. Green 1, Walters 1.
Aces: Erb 2, K. Green 1, Hopkins 1.