Lady Miners end Clark Fork in 4

Print Article

  • Photos by Josh McDonald/ Hannah Garitone watches the ball soar over the net during the Miners win over Clark ork on Tuesday night.

  • 1

    Maggie Howard sets up for a big spike during the opening set of the Miners' match on Tuesday.

  • Photos by Josh McDonald/ Hannah Garitone watches the ball soar over the net during the Miners win over Clark ork on Tuesday night.

  • 1

    Maggie Howard sets up for a big spike during the opening set of the Miners' match on Tuesday.

The Lady Miners continued their winning ways on Tuesday night when they defeated Clark Fork (MT.) in four sets (25-21, 28-26, 11-25, & 25-21).

The match struggled to get off the ground as officiating issues slowed the pace down to a near halt, but the Miners managed to put that behind them and rattled off two hard fought sets before the Mountain Cats managed to steal the third set.

Wallace would rally to finish the match early, but coach Anali Spooner did see a few things that she would like to shore up as the season progresses.

“That third game we got in our heads a little bit with serving and receiving and we couldn't get out of a tough rotation,” Spooner said. “I was so proud of their will to not give up.”

The Miners had some standouts during the match as Kali Davis and Hannah Garitone held down the Wallace back row, Catie Sheppard looking like a star from the service line, and Maggie Howard being the Miners anchor throughout the evening.

The Miners (2-0) are clicking on a high level right now as they have knocked off two bigger schools in their opening matches.

Coach Spooner thinks that the team mentality of her newest squad may be what could make them her best one yet, but she isn’t taking any of the credit.

“It absolutely is a team effort and it wasn’t my doing for that,” Spooner said. “The girls really have been encouraging each other and making sure everyone is involved in the game in one way or another. I took less girls on varsity on purpose this year in hopes that 10 girls who play consistently would be better and it is, but it's my 10 girls who know their role and know each others and they work so well together.”

Wallace will be at home next Tuesday when they host Kellogg at Kirby Krulitz Court at 7 p.m.

Print Article

Read More Sports

WHS hosts NIC scrimmages

November 14, 2018 at 1:00 am | Shoshone News-Press Last week the North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball teams made a special appearance at Wallace Junior/Senior High School to put on a intra-team scrimmage for the community and student body...

Comments

Read More

Kellogg duo honored

November 13, 2018 at 12:02 pm | Shoshone News-Press KELLOGG — For the first time in 22 years the Kellogg volleyball team made the trip to the State Tournament in Meridian. Unfortunately it didn’t end as they would have hoped, but for the Wildcats’ tw...

Comments

Read More

Wallace Elks Fight Night a knockout!

November 13, 2018 at 11:46 am | Shoshone News-Press WALLACE — The possibility of Fight Night at the Wallace Elks being one and done event were seemingly put to rest after Fight Night XI surpassed expectations. The event felt like something out of the...

Comments

Read More

Get ready for Wallace Fight Night XI!

November 06, 2018 at 12:45 pm | Shoshone News-Press WALLACE –– This Saturday evening is Fight Night XI in Wallace and this event promises to be one of the more unique events of the holiday season. The Silver Valley Boxing Club is once again hosting i...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 752-1120
620 E Mullan Ave.
P.O. Box 589
Osburn, Idaho 83849

©2018 Shoshone News Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X