The Charles Page High School varsity volleyball team (5-6) breezed through its first two matches Friday morning at the Sandite Invitational, and survived a tough Tecumseh team (3-4) to win their pool and advance to Saturday’s gold bracket.
The Lady Sandites won their fourth-straight match 25-22 and 25-15 in the best-of-three tournament. Oklahoma Baptist University-commit Devree Youngblood led Sand Springs with eight kills and an ace, while Bailey Swanner scored eight kills and a block for Tecumseh.
The first set was a back-and-forth affair from the very beginning with Sand Springs not taking the final lead till 22-21. The upper hand changed eight times and the match tied eleven times. Five of Youngblood’s kills came in that game.
Sand Springs secured things much earlier in game two, taking the lead at 8-7 and running it up to 14-8 with kills from Youngblood and Vanessa Wyrick, and Mackenzie Harris scored the game-winner.
Cloe Campfield finished the match right behind Youngblood with seven kills and a team-high five digs. Madison Burris had a team-high nine assists, followed by Raylynn Mong with eight. Madison Blaylock recorded four digs.
The Sandites will return to action Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. against the Bishop Kelly Junior Varsity. They will play against at 11:00 a.m. with a loss or 12:00 p.m. with a win.
CPHS 2 THS 0 (25-22, 25-15)
Kills: CPHS 26, THS 14.
Blocks: THS 2, CPHS 0.
Aces: THS 3, CPHS 2.
Service Errors: CPHS 3, THS 4.
Total Errors: CPHS 18, THS 22.
(Sand Springs stats)
Kills: Youngblood 8, Campfield 7, Burris 3, Wyrick 2, Mong 2, Smith 2, Harris 2.
Assists: Burris 9, Mong 8, Blaylock 2.
Digs: Campfield 5, Blaylock 4, Mong 2.
Aces: Youngblood 1, Mong 1.
Kills: Swanner 8, Keel 2, Jones 2, Walker 1, #15 1.
Assisted Blocks: Keel 1, Garcia 1, Swanner 1, Ridley 1.
Aces: Keel 1, Branham 1, Garcia 1.