Bluebirds volleyball starts out undefeated again at 3-0
The Goessel Bluebirds spiked their way to a 3-0 season opener Aug. 30 in Herington.
Goessel breezed through Ell-Saline 25-7 and 25-10, and knocked off Herington, controlling them 25-10 and 25-11.
In their second game they survived a rough first set against Haven 26-24.
Goessel jumped out to an early lead with Leah Booton serving.
The Bluebirds called an unusual time-out after seeing a 10-1 lead erode to a 14-11 lead.
Haven scored five unanswered points to get ahead 16-14.
The Bluebirds tied the game at 18, but Haven snatched a 24-22 lead.
After a Wildcat serving error, the defense at the net proved valuable.
Eden Hiebert blocked a Wildcat hit. Brittney Hiebert and E Hiebert combined for another block and then E Hiebert took a Wuest assist for the win.
In the second set, the Wildcats would not stay close as the Bluebirds jumped out to a 15-3 lead and won 25-9.
The Blue Birds defeated Peabody-Burns Tuesday.
Goessel plays host to their invitational tournament Saturday at the Goessel gyms.
Last modified Sept. 8, 2016