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Arlee notched two wins last week, defeating Noxon in four sets and Hot Springs in three.

Becca Whitesell led in assists against Noxon with 34 while Carly Hergett logged 17 kills. Eden Morin was on fire with seven aces.

At Hot Springs Bryndle Goyins contributed 11 kills.

The Scarlets played Charlo on Tuesday and face Plains Thursday as they prepare for postseason tournaments.

Arlee defeats Noxon 22-25, 25-21, 25-12, 25-17

Kills: 44, leader Carly Hergett 17

Assists: 38, leader Becca Whitesell 34

Digs: 38, leader Kaylee Samsel 11

Blocks: 5, leader Becca Whitesell 2

Aces: 12, leader Eden Morin 7

Arlee defeats Hot Springs 25-17, 25-14, 24-12

Kills: 23, leader Bryndle Goyins 11

Assts: 17, Becca Whitesell 15

Digs: 16, Kaylee Samsel 4

Blocks: 2, Becca Whitesell and Carly Hergett 

Aces: 11 Carly Hergett and Bryndle Goyins 2



The Lady Bulldogs took a drive to Deer Lodge last week but came up one game short with the Lady Wardens 25-21, 13-25, 20-25, 14-25. 

Sydney Castor had an impressive 10 kills, Haley Carroll served three aces, Jordyn Eichert helped with 16 of the team’s 17 assists while adding 16 digs. RanDee Charlo had 15 digs and Afton Brander tallied all three blocks for Mission.

The team will host Ronan on Thursday for homecoming, then face Loyola in an away game on Saturday.

Deer Lodge defeats Mission 25-21, 13-25, 20-25, 14-25. 

Mission – Aces 8, Kills 28, Assists 17, Digs 67, Blocks 3.



Ronan Maiden volleyball fought two tough teams earlier this month at home that resulted in a loss to Anaconda and Deer Lodge, although they Maidens put up a fight both days.

On Oct. 8, Lee Camel led with six kills against Anaconda, Sadie Wirz had 15 of Ronan’s 60 digs and led with three aces, while Ashley Peterson added four blocks and Shaina Snyder contributed eight assists.

While the Maidens battled Deer Lodge Oct. 10 in five sets and tied up match play after four, Peterson earned nine of Ronan’s 32 kills, Wirz put up 25 digs, Jordyn Clairmont slammed six aces and Snyder helped with 16 assists. Peterson and Camel had three blocks apiece.

Last week the ladies fought Florence, Loyola and Stillwater, logging their only victory over Stillwater Christian.

At Florence Snyder led with seven digs and four assists, Lee Camel had three kills and Alicia Camel earned three aces. Peterson blocked five shots.

Loyola stopped the Maidens Thursday in three sets, but not before Sadie Wirz logged 28 of Ronan’s 54 digs. Clairmont led assists with six.

The highlight of the week came in Stillwater as the Maidens took down their competition in five hard-fought sets.

Wirz led the victory with 20 digs and three aces, Snyder slammed 9 kills, Lee Camel had four blocks and Clairmont contributed with 14 assists. With help from 10 players, including Alex Dennis and Clairmont, the team tallied a whopping 95 digs on the match.

Next up the Maidens face Mission on Thursday and Deer Lodge on Saturday. Both games will played on their opponent’s courts before District play begins Oct. 29.

Anaconda defeats Ronan 25-19, 25-13, 21-25, 25-19.

Ronan - Kills 21, Digs 60, Aces  6, Assists 16

Deer Lodge defeats Ronan 25-17, 25-22, 23-25, 16-25, 15-10

Ronan – Kills 32, Digs 85, Aces 12, Assists 27, Blocks 9

Florence defeats Ronan 25-22, 25-15, 25-9

Ronan – Kills 11, Digs 24, Aces 7, Assists 9, Blocks 7

Loyola defeats Ronan 25-19, 25-14, 25-15

Ronan – Kills 13, Digs 54, Aces 4, Assists 13, Blocks 8

Ronan defeats Stillwater 25-15, 18-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-11

Ronan – Kills 28, Digs 95, Aces 7, Assists 26, Blocks 7




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