The West Central Trojan volleyball team had to come from behind in each set, but opened their season with a straight set match win over Vermillion on Tuesday, August 24th. The Trojans won by set scores of 25-19, 25-18, and 25-20.
The Trojans found themselves trailing the Tanagers 12-6 early in the first set. Then West Central went on an 7-0 run to take a 13-12 lead. The set went back and forth and was tied 17-17 before the Trojans ended the set on an 8-2 run for the win.
The Tanagers held an early lead again in the second set. They led 7-4, and again, West Central went on another 7-0 run. The Trojans took the lead 11-7. Vermillion rebounded and went on a run of their own. The Tanagers regained the lead 15-14, but the Trojans ended the set on a 10-4 run to win the second set.
Vermillion again had a lead early in the third set, although it was a short-lived 3-2 lead. The Trojans scored 10 straight points for a 12-3 lead. The Tanagers got within three points at 12-9, but that was as close as they would get the remainder of the set.
Aubree Miller finished with eight kills, and Grace Harden had five kills. Hanna Lee had a team-high 18 set assists. Jenna Lueth finished with eight digs, and Jocelyn Nilson had two ace serves. Jazelle Jarding also had two blocks.