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Roberts takes 4th at district tournament 

Alastair Baker
News Editor
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Photo by Mikaela Koski, SCN Reporter
Robert’s battles against Reed Point Rapelje in the 1st round game at the District 4C volleyball tournament in Absarokee.

The Lady Rockets have reached the Southern C Divisionals after finishing 4th at Districts in Absarokee last weekend. 

Roberts booked their passage after defeating Reed Point Rapelje and Custer/Hysham enroute.

Against the Pirates, Roberts battled through a 5-set encounter coming from 2 sets down and a tight 4th quarter that ended 29-27 in their favor. 

The team notched up 18 aces with Bentley Bertolino getting 5 and Mckenzie Pitts 4. Pitts also got 8 from 30 digs, while Emma DeVries getting 15 kills and Pitts 11.

Maddie Allen made 14 of 18 assists and Kimberly Bear got 5 blocks in.

The victory set up a meeting with Bridger who continued their dominance in this league and defeated the Rockets 3-0,13-25, 8-25, 14-25.

Pitts got 3 aces along with 6 digs, and 2 kills. Bear made 2 blocks and hit 2 aces along with DeVries.

The loss to Bridger placed Roberts into the loser-out game against Custer/Hysham and despite some close games, 25-22, 25-14, 25-23, the Rockets blasted on to the 4th place game.  The Lady Rockets punched in 15 aces, Devries and Allen both on 4 with Devries also getting 11 of 21 kills and making 3 of 5 digs. Allen made 17 of 19 assists and Pitts 2 blocks. 

The Lady Rockets faced off against Reed Point Rapelje for the 2nd time in as many days only to quickly find themselves 2-0, 22-25, 24-26, before saving the 3rd set, 25-21. However it was not to be and the Pirates took the fourth, 14-25. 

DeVries fired 3 aces and made 11 digs along with 10 kills and 2 blocks. Pitts made 10 kills with Bear on 9 and Allen provide 15 of 17 assists for the team.

Roberts will face Roy/Winifred at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Fergus High School.



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