PHS volleyball team defeats Cascade in 4 sets

The Philomath High School volleyball team won its second match of this short season with a four-set victory on Friday over Cascade. The win reversed Philomath’s fortunes against the Cougars on March 18 when the Warriors lost in five sets.

In Friday’s match at the PHS gym, the home team won 25-23, 26-28, 25-21 and 25-12.

Sophomore hitter Maddie Fields led Philomath in hitting with 13 kills. Junior Ashlynn Barron had five aces and two blocks, both team highs. Junior Laura Noble had 15 set assists and junior Reagan Larson had 10. On defense, junior Taylor Roe had 22 digs and junior Sage Kramer finished with 17.

Philomath goes to 2-5 on the season and will play this coming Wednesday at Class 5A South Albany.

Reagan Larson
Philomath’s Reagan Larson makes a play on the ball vs. Cascade. (Photo by Logan Hannigan-Downs/Philomath News)

Philomath 3, Cascade 1
Friday, April 2 at Philomath HS
TEAMS (RECORDS)SET 1SET 2SET 3SET 4
Cascade (5-5)23282112
Philomath (1-5)25262525
PHS STATISTICAL LEADERS
Kills: Maddie Fields 13, Sage Kramer 7, Ashlynn Barron 5, Laura Noble 4, Abigail Brown 3, Taylor Roe 3, Reagan Larson 2, Ahnika Tryon 2, Alex Tipsword 1.
Aces: Ashlynn Barron 5, Laura Noble 4, Reagan Larson 3, Alex Tipsword 2, Sage Kramer 1.
Blocks: Ashlynn Barron 2, Abigail Brown 1, Sage Kramer 1, Mackenzie Hiner 1, Ahnika Tryon 1.
Assists: Laura Noble 15, Reagan Larson 10, Taylor Roe 4, Ashlynn Barron 1, Sage Kramer 1, Ahnika Tryon 1.
Digs: Taylor Roe 22, Sage Kramer 17, Reagan Larson 8, Laura Noble 5, Alex Tipsword 5, Ashlynn Barron 3, Maddie Fields 2, Kori Galvan 1.

JUNIOR VARSITY
Philomath 3, Cascade 0
Friday, April 2, at Philomath HS
TEAMS (RECORDS)SET 1SET 2SET 3
Cascade182016
Philomath252525
JV MATCH NOTES
Philomath’s JV records goes to 4-3 on the season. … Ahnika Tryon led the team in hitting with eight kills. … The JV Warriors had 20 ace serves in the match with Tryon leading with nine and Kori Galvan adding four. … Galvan had nine assists and Lorelei Schell finished with seven. … Schell had nine digs on defense and Melanie Baldwin had six. … Baldwin had a solo block. … The JV team is scheduled to play at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at South Albany.
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