Net Deja vu: Killdeer closes season with quarterfinal loss to Trinity

Killdeer senior Megan Olson reacts after seeing Trinity score another point in the third set of Monday’s quarterfinal match. Te Cowboys ended their season with a 3-0 loss to the Trinity Titans. HERALD/Brad Mosher

Staff Report

The Trinity Titans were a big obstacle for Killdeer on the volleyball court.
In less than a week, Trinity handed the Cowboys two losses.
First, the Titans closed out the Cowboys’ regular season with a 3-0 sweep.
Monday, the Titans did it again in the quarterfinals with a 3-0 sweep over Killdeer which ended the season for the visitors .
In beween, the Cowboys defeated Glen Ullin/Hebron by a 3-0 margin in the first round of the regional playoffs at home in Killdeer.
That victory set up a rematch for the Cowboys.
Trinity started out with a strong 25-11 win in the first set.
Then the Titans came back with a 25-9 victor to take a two set.
Trinity slammed the door on any Killdeer homes for a five-set rally when they took the match with a 25-16 score.
Chelsy Morlock led Killdeer in two statistics, leading the team with 11 assists and had 10 digs.
Another senior, Madison Wilhelm, led the team with 15 digs in her final contest.
At the net, senior Megan Olson had seven kills. Brooklyn Bang and Myranda Reiss both had three kills. Liza Stahl had one kill.
The Titans were led by Kail Kubas with 32 assists, two kills and one ace

Killdeer senior Brooklyn Bang prepares to block an attack by the Titans Monday. The hosts won the quarterfinals with a 3-0 sweep over the Cowboys. HERALD/ Brad Mosher

against the Cowboys.
At the net, it was the tandem of Abbey Kubas and Kylen Kubas smashing 20 of the Titans’ total of 40 kills Monday.
The Cowboys finished the Region 7 schedule with a 4-7 record and in a tie with Hazen.
Killdeer was 7-12 for the year.

 

Killdeer sophomore Liza Stahl (4) blocks a Trinity attack at the net Monday, while teammate Matilde Correia watches. HERALD/Brad Mosher

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