Local report: Yaks split on first day of NWAACCs

November 17, 2011 by  

GRESHAM, Ore. — Yakima Valley split its first two matches in the NWAACC volleyball tournament Thursday, thereby staying in contention for the championship.

The Yaks, third in last year’s tournament and ranked seventh in this season’s most recent coaches poll, bounced back from a 3-1 first-round loss to sixth-ranked Shoreline to beat Clark in a best-of-three loser’s bracket contest, 2-1.

YVCC, 24-11, continues loser’s bracket play at 12:30 p.m. today against the winner of an earlier match between fourth-ranked Blue Mountain and Umpqua.

In a 25-21, 23-25, 27-25, 25-11 loss to Shoreline, Tori Farias put down 12 kills and had five digs. Taylor Flores and Kylie Huffman combined for 45 assists and Danielle Najera amassed 27 digs.

The Yaks then downed Clark 25-17, 25-19 with Farias accounting for 12 kills and 12 digs and Huffman and Flores dealing 29 assists.

The tournament, which is being played at Mt. Hood Community College, runs through Sunday.

YVCC highlights vs. Clark: Tori Farias 12 kills, 12 digs; Kylie Huffman 12 assists; Taylor Flores 17 assists; Danielle Najera 8 digs.

YVCC highlights vs. Shoreline: Tori Farias 18 kills, 9 digs; Raini Weaver 12 kills, 5 digs; Traci Schweyen 8 kills, 6 digs; Taylor Flores 23 assists, 5 digs; Kylie Huffman 22 assists, 9 digs; Sam Harris 10 digs; Danielle Najera 27 digs.



At Valley Lanes

Scores: West Valley 854, Sunnyside 734; West Valley 855, Sunnyside 669. Baker games: West Valley 197, Sunnyside 178; West Valley 123, Sunnyside 118.

Highlights: Blaire Crutchley (WV) 421 (213, 208); Ally Delozier (WV) 390 (222); Miki Campbell (WV) 337 (182); Kylie Lange (WV) 303 (189); Yaya Gonzalez (S) 317; Rosa Garza (S) 313. Record: WV 2-0 league, 2-1 overall.


(Selah wins on total pins)

At Rodeo Bowl

Team scores: Ellensburg 556, Selah 535; Selah 628, Ellensburg 585. Baker games: Selah 149, Ellensburg 109; Ellensburg 132, Selah 114.

Highlights: Taylor Jones (S) 294 series. Record: Selah 2-0 league, 3-0 overall.


(Eisenhower wins on total pins)

Scores: Chiawana 788, Eisenhower 770; Eisenhower 834, Chiawana 679. Baker games: Eisenhower 176, Chiawana 112; Chiawana 155, Eisenhower 133.

Highlights: Megan Walls (E) 440 (257), Lilly Waldon (E) 327, Echo Kane (C) 366, Carina Garcia (C) 328. Record: Eisenhower 2-0 league, 3-0 overall.


At Lake Bowl

Team scores: Moses Lake 650, Davis 603; Davis 660, Moses Lake 623. Baker games: Moses Lake 133, Davis 127; Moses Lake 155, Moses Lake 133; Davis 109.

Highlights: Samantha Juarez 174; Crystal Garcia 187. Record: Davis 0-2 league.

Filed under All, Bowling (Girls), Davis, Eisenhower, Ellensburg, Selah, Sunnyside, West Valley, YVCC Volleyball

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