Lone Peak Big Horns varsity volleyball earned a hard-fought third place finish in the Class 11-C District Volleyball Tournament. It may have felt a little like the film “Groundhog Day”, as it has been a third place finish for the varsity team for the past three years.
The Lone Peak High School Lady Big Horns once again proved a dominant force, beating Twin Bridges Falcons after a quick three game sweep on Oct. 18 at Twin Bridges. Hannah Dreisbach made good use of her height and power, destroying the ball and leaving the Falcons scrambling.
Lone Peak Lady Big Horns Volleyball head coach Missy Botha has reiterated throughout the season that the varsity ladies love to play ball. They played throughout the summer, attended camps and are hesitant to leave practice.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Lady Big Horns Volleyball started off against the Sheridan Panthers with a dramatic first match for the Homecoming game on Sept. 19, squeaking out a 25-21 win thanks to great effort by Tj Nordahl, Dounia Metje and Reilly Germain. Germain landed back-to-back aces to secure that victory.
Varsity coach Missy Botha said it was a tough match and a tough loss for the girls against Gardiner on Sept. 13. They fought hard.
Junior Varsity also went 5 games with Gardiner “with an unfortunate loss, but they played hard,” coach Kara Blodgett said.
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At the start of the season, Lone Peak High School’s volleyball coaches called on students and community supporters to show up and cheer loudly in the newly refurbished Big Horn gym.
During preseason conditioning in August, the Lone Peak High School volleyball team was whipped into shape with help from Kyle Wisniewski.
“He’s just a madman triathlete dude,” said Head Coach Missy Botha, running through the different ways her team looks for a winning edge. On top of conditioning, there’s passing.