â€¨The Mammoth Husky volleyballers went the distance against Vasquez on Saturday, but fell short in a five-game match at Mammoth High School.
And it wasnâ€™t just in games â€“ it was in the closeness of the scores.
The Huskies, coming off a quick, three-game victory over Desert Christian on Friday night, took the first game against Vasquez, 25-17 but dropped the next two, 22-25 and 12-25.
â€śI think we were surprised at how well Vasquez played,â€ť said coach Megan Guffy. â€śTheyâ€™ve certainly improved since the last time we played them, and it caught us off guard.â€ť
In the fourth game, Mammoth eked out a 25-23 win, but in the fifth and final game, Vasquez prevailed, 15-10.
The final stats looked like this:
â€˘ Arely Bramona-Fierro: 2 aces, 3 digs
â€˘Aly Vanko: 1 ace, 1 dig, 25 assists
â€˘Sam Knadler: 1 ace, 14 digs, 5 kills
â€˘Jessie Harris: 12 digs, 7 kills, 7 blocks
â€˘Kristen Sigmen: 6 digs, 8 kills
â€˘Kate Desalvo: 11 digs, 7 kills
â€˘Hannah Hein: 9 digs, 2 kills, 1 assist, 3 blocks
The Mammoth junior varsity won easily against Desert Christian on Friday night, but lost to Vasquez on Saturday in two straight games.