Oxford 8th grade gold volleyball team defeated Clarkston BLUE, winning two of the three sets – 25-23; 25-9; 22-25
The first set was back and forth with Clarkston holding on to a slim one point advantage for most of the match. Helene George stepped up to serve with the game tied 20-20 and racked up two points; Oxford ahead 22-20. Clarkston served three points, now ahead 23-22. Alex Dawood served three consecutive points, closing out the match 25-23. Josie Stoffan dominated the net with 3 stuff blocks and 6 attacks resulting in kills.
The second match was a total domination by Oxford GOLD, winning 25-9. Kaylee Misiak started serving with the score 7-5, knocked out 5 aces and finished her run with Oxford now leading 15-5. Ava Sinacola was crucial in defense with 14 passes and 93% accuracy, Emily Blair had 100% hitting accuracy with 4 kills out of 7 attacks. Alyssa Kuhl also had 100% accuracy with 2 kills on 5 attacks.
With the match secured, we mixed up our positions with Carly DeTone now as an outside hitter. Carly stepped in to for 3 quick kills, with assists provided by setters Ava Sinacola and Alyssa Kuhl.
Oxford GOLD travels to Clarkston Jr. High tonight to play Clarkston GOLD. Good job, Wildcats!