Volleyball Scores Huge Win On Road at Edmonds

Z Calvin

In the first matchup in what has become the anticipated showdown between the top two teams in the North Region, Bellevue’s women’s volleyball took the upper hand over rival Edmonds with a dramatic win on the road that went all five games, winning 15-11 in the final set.

Things did not look good early as the Bulldogs committed five errors on the offensive end to quickly fall behind 6-3. Head Coach Jocelyn Lawrence called timeout and the ‘dogs responded with cleaner execution battling back to take the lead 14-13. Zaiah Luna-Calvin led the charge offensively to bring BC back and had a career night with 26 kills.

Although finally losing set one 25-23, the Bulldogs took sets two 25-20 and three 25-19 before dropping set four 25-21.

In the fifth and final set, Bellevue appeared on the edge of doom after yielding three straight points to the Tritons, losing an 11-7 lead. Up only 11-10, the Bulldogs got offensive help from not only Luna-Calvin, but Dyamonde Schirmer, Kaileahna McCollum, and the final kill by Yaneli Garcia to close out the win 15-11.

Luna-Calvin’s offense was anchored by Schirmer (25 assists) and Kyla Bonsen (24 assists).  Bellevue is 2-0 in league and 18-7 overall. The ‘dogs host Skagit Valley this Wednesday October 2 at 7:00 p.m.

 

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Last Updated September 29, 2019