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Cougars Maul The Wolves

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Cougars Maul The Wolves

BOYS VOLLEYBALL:Van Nuys suffer their first league loss of the season

Lauren Woolsey | Sports Writer
March 22, 2018


The Boys Volleyball Team hosted the Kennedy Cougars in a league matchup on Wednesday, Mar.22.

“With only a day of practice to prepare and adjust to a team like Kennedy, we just fell short in terms of offense and defense,” said Head Coach Omri Azarly. “Overall, an okay performance for only a day of practice with the new lineup.”

With the loss of their two main hitters, the Wolves were short handed in their battle with the Cougars. In the first set, Van Nuys would have a back and forth affair as they constantly exchanged the lead. Due to several late serving and passing errors, it caused Van Nuys to drop the first set. The second set had changes in momentum, as the setters were connecting with the front row hitters. The Wolves bounced back and grab a second set victory. However in the third and fourth set, the issues of passing and serving would arise again as they were unable to establish their offense. Late blocks on the opponent’s middle hitter also hindered the Wolves comeback. Ultimately the Wolves dropped the third and fourth set, and resulted in their first league loss of the season.

Final Score: 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 20-25.

NEXT GAME: Van Nuys vs Reseda on Wednesday, Apr. 4 @ 4 PM.


Lauren Woolsey is currently a Staff Sports Writer for The Mirror. She joined during her freshman year and is currently in her third year as a junior.

Lauren enjoys trying and enjoying new foods, staying active, and playing volleyball. She also enjoys watching other sports such as figure skating or swimming. She is currently on the Girls Varsity Volleyball team and is a volunteer of three years at Valley Presbyterian Hospital. When Lauren isn’t doing anything school related, she enjoys relaxing while rewatching her favorite TV shows.


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