SELAH - The Grandview Lady Greyhounds faced some tough competition over the weekend, taking on non-league rivals Selah and Ellensburg. Although the Lady 'Hounds were able to battle past the Bulldogs, they weren't as fortunate when it came to taking on the Vikings.
Grandview beat Ellensburg in a five-game match, winning 17-25, 25-13, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14. The Lady 'Hounds then lost to Selah, 20-25, 15-25, 16-25.
The Lady 'Hounds had to fight hard during last Saturday's match against the Bulldogs. Grandview was forced to battle it out to keep pace with the Bulldogs and ultimately win the match.
Despite losing the first game against Ellensburg, the Grandview team managed to stay focused and put away the Bulldogs in the second game of the match. Following their second-game victory, the Lady 'Hounds were able to keep their momentum going for the win.
The Grandview team wasn't as fortunate when it came to taking on the Vikings. The Lady 'Hounds lost their footing, and allowed Selah to beat them three straight games.
Leading the way for Grandview was sophomore Kealey Johnston, who racked up 12 kills and 51 digs during the two matches. Also helping out the Lady 'Hounds were sophomore Raissa Licano, who had 13 kills and 5 blocks; Jessica Gonzalez, who had 3 kills and 32 digs; freshman Kinzi Poteet, who had 9 kills and 7 blocks; and junior Chante Bottineau, who had 7 kills and 54 assists.
Other players who helped the Lady 'Hounds Saturday were Christine Penwell, who had 10 kills; Tonhya Wysong, who had 82 digs; Danika Martinez, who had 22 digs; Kate Veloz, who had 4 digs; and Sydney Mottice, who had 9 kills.
Grandview (2-0, 5-1) will take to the court again this Tuesday night at home against Ki-Be.