Su Valley Volleyball 2006
Talkeetna, Trapper Creek, Willow - Alaska
ALASKA SPORTS DIGEST
Published: November 13, 2006
Last Modified: November 13, 2006 at 05:40 AM
Su Valley won the two-day Lumen Invitational on Saturday in Anchorage, defeating Ninilchik, Kenny Lake and Tok in the nine-team Borealis Conference tournament.
Su Valley was led by outside hitters Kristjana Timmers (nine kills), Caitlin Hunt (seven kills), middle blocker Cherell Drover (seven kills) and setter Noelle Valentine (five aces, seven kills).
Timmers made the all-tournament team and Valentine was named tournament most valuable player.
Su Valley moved to 11-3. The Borealis Conference playoffs are slated for late November in Nenana.
Rams have great trip to Barrow but drop two to the 2005 State Champions
Su Valley had the opportunity to visit the Barrow Whalers on October 27 & 28, the Rams held their own on the court but in the end dropped both varsity matches while in Barrow. The JV squad was able to win both of their matches. The trip included tours of Barrow and the Inupiat Heritage Center along with the chance to meet a lot of the students at a Halloween Dance held while at the school. Thank you very much Barrow players, coaches, and administration, you were great hosts and we look forward to seeing you again!
1st at Ninilchik Spikefest!
The Lady Rams competed at the Ninilchik Spikefest placing first in the two day tournament. Host school Ninilchik placed second. Su Valley had two on the All Tournament team, Captain Noelle Valentine and Cherell Drover. Thank you Ninilchik we had a great time!!
Rams are currently at 11-3 in conference play, 12-6 overall.
The Rams had another great turnout this year, with 24 ladies competing. Su Valley will field Varsity and J.V. squads this year.
2006 Roster Borealis Conference Opponents Pictures
Teams competing in the 2006 Borealis Conference Click each school to go to their website
Ninilchik, Kenny Lake, Seldovia, Tri Valley, Lumen Christi, Cook Inlet Academy
Nenana, Tok, Nikolaevsk, Su Valley
Fourth at 2005 State Tournament!!
The Rams started slow in the State Tournament but finished strong with two wins to take fourth. This was the second year in a row for the Rams to place fourth, this young team was just happy to be there, but still wanted to place higher than last year. The team lost to Dillingham in the first round but came back to take matches against Hoonah and Ninilchik. The Rams with only one Senior on the 05 squad is looking forward to next year.
Dusty Lester and Noelle Valentine were both honored as "ASAA Player of the Game" during separate matches in the tournament. Noelle Valentine was also named to the "State All Tournament Team"
Rams place in all 2005 Tournaments!
Su Valley placed second behind host Kenny Lake in their first tournament of the year, this past week they also picked up a third place at the Ninilchik Spikefest. At the Spikefest outside hitter Dusty Lester and setter Noelle Valentine were also named to the all Tourney team. Noelle Valentine also picked up an an tourney medal at the Kenny Lake Classic the week prior. The Rams then went on to place first in the Tri-Valley Slam and second in the Su Valleyball Invitational. Both Dusty Lester and Noelle Valentine were named to the All Tournament teams in those tournaments.
December 9-10-11, 2004 - SVHS takes fourth in first State appearance.
The Su Valley Rams volleyball team won two out of their three matches at the 1a2a3a West State Championships to come in fourth. The Rams dropped their first match against the Dillingham Wolverines in four but came back on Friday to beat Ninilchik, also in four games. On Saturday in the fourth place game the Rams defeated the Koliganek Huskies in a five game shoot-out. Moriah Wick led the Rams in the Ninilchik match with 20 kills, Noelle Valentine had 33 assists. Moriah was named ASAA player of the match. In the Koliganek match Heidi Hartley led SVHS with 27 kills, Noelle Valentine had 41 assists, Dusty Lester was named player of the match for her tempo setting aces and her kills. The Rams placed one player on the All-Tournament team, that was senior middle Heidi Hartley. Way to go Rams!!
Thank you to our parents and fans that made it to the 2005 State Tournament, your support was greatly appreciated. Also, thank you to our friends at Ninilchik and Kenny Lake, your support and cheers were also very much appreciated! See you next year. The Lady Rams would also like to Thank Nenana and Tri-Valley for their friendships this season, your support meant a lot to us.
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