Fort Collins off to 9-1 start in volleyball

Fort Collins off to 9-1 start in volleyball


Fort Collins off to 9-1 start in volleyball


Fort Collins High School’s volleyball team picked up its second conference victory in as many matches, beating Horizon in four sets Tuesday night.

The Lambkins won the match 25-11, 23-25, 25-8, 25-10.

Coreen Norwood had 10 kills and three blocks for Collins (9-1, 2-0 Front Range League), while Gabby Nelli had nine digs.

“We fell asleep in the second game,” Collins coach Lindsey Blahauvietz said. “But I was proud of the way the girls responded and came back and played well.”

The Lambkins are ranked ninth in Class 5A in The Denver Post coaches’ poll.

FOSSIL RIDGE 3, LEGACY 0 — The SaberCats swept the conference match 25-17, 25-16, 25-18.

Sarah Dannettell went 18 of 20 serving with an ace and 13 points. She also had 20 assists. Katelyn Schwartz had 18 assists and a team-high 11 kills and Katherine Stevens had nine kills and two blocks.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 3, LONGMONT CHRISTIAN 0 — The Eagles swept the match 25-14, 25-18, 25-18.

Tawna Sysum had nine kills and two blocks for Heritage Christian (5-4), while Mariah Green had 17 digs and Heidi Friedrich had 11 kills.


FOSSIL RIDGE 5, LEGACY 1 — At Broomfield, the SaberCats, ranked seventh in Class 5A, improved to 5-1 this season. No details were reported.

LIBERTY COMMON 3, MIDDLE PARK 2 — The Eagles scored three goals in the first half and had to hold on for the victory.

Arjun Gill scored the first two goals for Liberty Common (3-1-1), while Jake Sutherlin added the other goal. Gill and Nico Forcatto picked up assists.


POUDRE 4, GREELEY WEST 3 — The Impalas got out of a jam in the top of the seventh and then scored in the bottom to pull out the victory.

Greeley West had runners on second and third with no outs in the top of the seventh but was unable to score.

Poudre’s Stevey Tucker went 2 for 2 and scored a run, while pitcher Sarah Johnson had 10 strikeouts. The Impalas (4-6-1) had 10 hits in the win.


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