Tioga Sports

Pirates get past Titans 3-2 for district win

Posted 9/20/16 (Tue)

Pirates get past Titans 3-2 for district win

By Jody Michael
Senior Juli Christofferson finished with a match-high five blocks to lead Tioga’s volleyball team to a five-set (14-25, 25-22, 17-25, 25-22, 15-8) victory against Burke County on Thursday at Lignite.
Tioga reached the tiebreaking fifth set for the first time this season.
The Pirates finished with seven blocks in the match, while Burke County notched three blocks.
Tioga (1-8) posted a 29-14 advantage in total kills. Haley Beeter led BC with four kills.
Pirates fall to Divide County
Christofferson led the Pirates with six kills and six blocks as Tioga fell to Divide County, 3-0, in Crosby on Sept. 13.
Postovit also tallied team leads of 12 assists four digs.
Tioga hosts Kenmare on Thursday and visits Powers Lake on Sept. 27.
Thursday
Tioga 3, Burke County 2
    1st    2nd    3rd    4th    5th
Tioga    14    25    17    25    15
Burke County    25    22    25    22    8
Tioga scoring
Aces: Tayla Dean 4, Leah Schmidt 3, Juli Christofferson 2.
Kills: Dean 8, Christofferson 7.
Assists: Nicole Postovit 21, Schmidt 3, Christofferson 1.
Blocks: Christofferson 5, Schmidt 2.
Digs: Postovit 9, Grace Ramberg 9, Abby Larson 9.
Burke County scoring
Aces: Haley Beeter 5.
Kills: Beeter 4, Madison Deckert 3, Sara Nelson 3.
Assists: Lexi Mahlum 7, Kiah Nelson 7.
Blocks: S. Nelson 2, K. Nelson 1.
Digs: Beeter 17, S. Nelson 11, Taryn Schmit 10.
Sept. 13
Divide County 3, Tioga 0
            1st    2nd    3rd
Divide County            25    25    25
Tioga            18    10    22
Divide County scoring
Aces: Katelynn Power-Akers 5, Ashlyn Bailey 5.
Kills: Kate Sabe 10, Power-Akers 3, Lauryn Heide 3.
Assists: Power-Akers 11, JoBeth Johnson 6, Ally Grote 2.
Blocks: Heide 3, MaKenzie Knudson 1.
Digs: McKenzie Hallgren 21, Bailey 17, Heide 8.
Tioga scoring
Aces: Nicole Postovit 2, Abby Larson 2, Grace Ramberg 2.
Kills: Juli Christofferson 6, Tayla Dean 5, Larson 2.
Assists: Postovit 12, Leah Schmidt 1.
Blocks: Christofferson 6, Dean 2, Schmidt 1.
Digs: Postovit 4.