Posted Wednesday September 10, 2008
IRRIGON - The Irrigon Knights hosted the Umatilla Vikings in a junior varsity volleyball match Tuesday afternoon.
The Irrigon Knights took off wtih a 8-0 in the opening moments of the first game. Umatilla then went on a 8 points to run to close to two, 10-8. The Vikings were able to tie it at 11-11. From that point on Umatilla slowly pulled away from the Knights to take a 19-14 lead. From that point Umatilla pulled away to a 25-15 win.
The JV Knights came roaring out of the gate in the second game. They took the lead at 2-1 and it wasn't close for the rest of the game. Irrigon servers took long runs of serve. Irrigon (player #18) closed out the second game serving for nine straight points. The final score had Irrigon winning 25-6.
In the first to 15 third game both teams played tough and stayed close tieing it up at 9-9. Umatilla was able to control the ball a little better in the closing moments of the game to take it 15-11.
Photos by Terry Aichele