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CCHS netters finish season at Eastern C Divisional


November 10, 2017

Helen Stevens

Whitney Kittelmann in tournament action at Sidney, MT last weekend

The CCHS Bulldogs finished their 2017 volleyball season at the Eastern C Divisional Tournament in Sidney last weekend.

In their first game of the tournament, Lady Blue lost three consecutive sets to Savage, 18-25, 16-25, and 9-25. Tori Tooke led the team in kills (7 out of the team's 21) and assists (10 of 20). Hannah LaBree had 12 of the team's 51 digs and Heather LaBree had Blue's only block.

In their second match, the girls defeated a familiar District 2C opponent, Broadus. After dropping the first set 20-25, the Dogs came back to defeat the Hawks in three consecutive sets, 25-16, 25-7, 25-21. Claire Callahan led the team in aces (4 of 10), kills (13 of 32), and blocks (10-11). Hannah LaBree had 18 of the team's 56 digs and Tooke again led in assists with 18 out of 28.

Helen Stevens

Claire Callahan goes up for a block against Broadus at the Eastern C Divisional Tournament

Next, CCHS took down Fairview in four sets, 25-20, 26-24, 15-25, 25-15. Callahan again led the way with 13 kills, 3 aces, and 3 blocks. Hannah LaBree had 20 digs and Tooke led in assists with 16. As a team, CCHS totaled an impressive number of digs (91). Other team totals were aces (10), kills (39), blocks (4), and assists (33).

In their final match of the season, the Bulldogs lost to Froid/Medicine Lake. CCHS took the first set, 25-16, but lost the next two. The fourth set was a close win for Blue, 27-25. The game came down to the fifth set, but this time CCHS lost by 2, 14-16, ending their season at divisionals. Tooke tallied 3 of the team's nine aces. Callahan led in kills (17 of 36) and blocks (6 of 9). Hannah LaBree had 14 out of Blue's 61 digs and Whitney Kittelmann had 16 out of 25 assists.

In just a few short weeks, CCHS men and women will begin their basketball seasons.


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