Lady J-Hawks continue winning streak

Alastair Baker
News Editor
Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Photo by Hank Nowak Kyelynn Coombe, Joliet, fires back at Colstrip.

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The Lady J-Hawks unbeaten season continues with three more impressive victories that have them deservedly top of the 4B Volleyball standings with a 5-0 win ratio.
They defeated Roundup in a fairly straight-forward encounter 25-13, 22-25, 25-14, 25-20.
The team finished with 33 kills with Makenna Bushman bagging19, and Skyler Wright and Kyelynn Coombe 5 each.
Merrin Schwend made 27 of the 30 assists while 71 digs were partly shared out by Skyler Wright 18, Bushman 14, and Kyelynn Coombe 11.
Kylia Kliner served both aces and of the 6 blocks, Bushman and Savana Warburton made 2 each.
This victory was closely followed by a closer game against Colstrip but the J-Hawks prevailed, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13.
Bushman and Wright made up the majority of the 45 kills, Bushman getting 18 and Wright 16.
Schwend again dominated in assists claiming 36 of the 39, and also led in digs, sharing out the 76 made with 19 for her and 15 for Wright.
Ten aces were served up, Bushman taking 5, and Kliner and Schwend 2.
There were 5.5 blocks, Bushman with 2 and Schwend with 1.5
The Lady J-Hawks celebrated the week of Homecoming with a confident win over Laurel in 3 sets, 25-9, 25-14, 25-13.
The team made 27 kills, Bushman 15, and Coombe 6 with Schwend continuing her dominance in assists with 23 out of 27 made.
Bushman made 11 digs to Wright’s 9 as the team took in 35.
ChelSea DuBeau served up 3 aces out of 9 that night and made 2 blocks.