Volleyball State Finals: Class B Hen Hud vs. Eden
Hen Hud is warming up now, Eden is about to take the floor. The match will start shortly. No worries I have no coffee with me today so now spillage will occur. Though my p key is still none functional. I’ll try my best.
Be back in 10 when the match starts.
10:04 – The first serve is u and the crowds are already competing. Eden has a quick two points on ace serves.
10:06 – The Sailors are trying but they need to pick up on defense if they want to beat this tough Eden team.
10:08 – Eden’s Stacey Smith is in the game and up at the net. She’s causing a lot of trouble for the Sailors.
8-4 Eden. Hen Hud serves.
10:10 – Eden is flawless out there. The Sailors are trying their best but they can’t seem to capitalize on the few mistakes Eden does make.
Big block for Meredith Fay after an intense volley. Hen Hud has the serve. Eden leads 13-7.
10:15 - Smith is out now, the Sailors need to come through and capitalize on this rotation series but they are letting Eden take a bigger lead. Eden leads 18-8.
Okay it’s 20-10. Hen Hud has the serve, Taylor Wickel is back in after getting her fingers taped u. Let’s see what the Sailors put together.
20-11. Nethersole kill.
10:18 a.m. – Timeout. Hen Hud trails 21-11. Everyone is getting in on the action but Eden’s defense is just not letting the ball hit the floor.
Taylor Wickel and Meredith Fay get a big block to stop game point at 24-15 but Eden takes the game with a kill.
10:26 a.m. – Game 2
Eden is out to a big 6-0 lead. Stacey Smith of Eden is giving Hen Hud nothing to work with. The Sailors need to side out.
And they do – 6-1 Eden.
10:30 a.m. – Hen Hud timeout. The Sailors are trailing 10-1. Though they are getting some hits in the Eden defense is everywhere. The question now, bloggers, is can Hen Hud fight back.
It’s 16-3 here now. Hen Hud just needs to get Stacey Smith off the court and then they should be able to get some offense going.
10:35 a.m. – Hen Hud trails 20-4.
Taylor Wickel is out, icing her hand. Sareeta Nethersole just got a kill to make it 21-5 but Eden takes it right back. 22-5.
Game point 24-6. Hen Hud got a second chance on Eden violation but Eden took the point. Now Hen Hud has the serve again on a carry call. It is served out however and Eden takes the second game 25-7.
10:40 a.m. – GAME 3
Eden starts it off with two aces. 2-0
Taylor Wickel cuts Eden’s lead with a kill. Hen Hud now ties at 2-2.
Sailors have a 6-4 lead.
Eden reclaims the lead 8-6.
Sailors are within one 10-9 with the serve.
Sareeta Nethersole has a big kill 12-11. Eden leads. 13-11 on an Eden kill.
Hen Hud gets it back. They still trail 15-12.
It’s 21-15. Hen Hud needs to sideout and get some points to stay in this match.
Nicole Carbone gets a kills 21-16.
23-18 Eden. Hen Hud has the serve and chance to rally here. An error by Stacey Smith from Eden gives the Sailors 23-19.
A kill by Sareeta Nethersole makes it 23-20 and the Sailors show they skill have some fight let in them.
An Eden hit goes out of bounds 23-21.
But Smith finally gets that kill 24-21. Match point.
Sareeta Nethersole gets the kill to save the match. Stacey Smith fires one back for the win. 25-22.
Eden are the New York State Champions.