Escanaba volleyball coach Adam Lambert (center) talks to his group all by way of a timeout in the direction of Gladstone in Escanaba Tuesday.
ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos reprimaryed undefeated Inside The good Northern Convention right here Tuesday Evening time, posting a 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-17) volleyball victory over the Gladstone Braves.
Gladstone took a 13-12 lead Inside The primary set earlier than a two-hit violation enabled Esky (5-0 GNC) to tie the rating.
Esky took the lead on a service ace by Harlee Coolman and prolonged it to 17-13 earlier than committing a hitting error, enabling the Braves to shave their deficit To three factors.
The Eskymos, however, didn’t permit them to get any nearer.
“We opened with A completely completely different rotation,” said Esky coach Adam Lambert. “We tried some new issues and labored on A lot of completely different issues. I really feel Tright here have been Barely Little bit of nerves as a Outcome of we had women having fun with completely different positions Inside The primary set. We moved Mari Bink to setter and Carney Salo to defensive specialist, And that i felt she did properly.”
A six-level service run by Coolman gave the Eskymos an 8-1 cushion Inside the second set.
Gladstone then acquired a sideout earlier than Esky prolonged its Finish in 12-2 on a kill by sophoextra Grayson LaMarche.
The Braves moved within 12-6, then dedicated two straight hitting miscues earlier than an ace by Mara Liss gave the Eskymos a 15-6 benefit.
Following a Braves’ service error, Salo served for 5 consecutive factors To place Esky up 22-7.
The second set then ended on a Gladstone passing error.
“I really feel we acquired their consideration Inside The primary set,” said Braves coach Averi Kanyuh. “We handed the ball properly on service receives And ready our hitters. That is the primary time we accomplished strong Inside The primary set.”
The Eskymos, behind a seven-level run by Salo, gained a 19-6 benefit Inside the third.
A enhance violation gave and Pretty a Little bit of completely different miscues trimmed Esky’s Finish in 19-11.
Esky made it 21-11 on a Braves’ internet violation and hitting miscue.
Gladstone then climbed within 21-16 on again-to-again kills by freshman Lillie Johnson, however was unable to get any nearer.”
“Lillie acquired some good kills for us,” said Kanyuh. “The women confirmed some wrestle. As prolonged as we primarytain having fun with …….