Truckee volleyball breezes through tourney
August 29, 2007
The Truckee High volleyball team dominated the competition at the season-opening Lowry Tournament this past weekend, winning every game of its 10 matches en route to the championship.
“I was very encouraged by what I saw and very excited,” said Nicole Annaloro, Truckee’s head coach. “Our defense was amazing.”
On the first day of the two-day tournament, which hosted 14 schools from Nevada, California and Idaho, only Yerington reached 20 points against the Wolverines.
Truckee defeated Skyview (Idaho), 25-24, 25-21, for the championship on Saturday.
Senior setter Megan Murphy was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament, and junior outside hitter Callan Finney received All-Tournament recognition.
On Friday, the Wolverines beat Nampa (Idaho), 25-16, 25-16, Lowry’s JV team, 25-11, 25-13, Yerington, 25-15, 25-20, Middleton (Idaho), 25-13, 25-16, Fernley, 25-11, 25-15 and Lovelock, 25-16, 25-11.
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On Day 2, Truckee defeated Elko, 25-23, 25-15 and Middleton 25-15, 25-15 before edging Skyview, 25-20, 25-21, in the semifinal match. The Wolverines then faced Skyview again for the championship.
The Wolverines recorded 86 service aces in the 10 matches, Annaloro said.