Demons sink Sailors on the court |

Demons sink Sailors on the court

Rachel RosenbergSpecial to the Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Glenwood Springs' Delaney Gaddis, right, gets a ball by the Steamboat defense Thursday as the Demons got a four-game win in Steamboat Springs.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado – Thursday night, the Glenwood Springs volleyball team achieved another victory against the Steamboat Springs Sailors. The Demons came out strong, winning the first game, 25-19. Delaney Gaddis helped lead the team with 12 attacks and Jenna Pearce wasn’t far behind with 10. Taylor James kept plays alive with seven digs.Glenwood carried this momentum on through the second game, coming to a 25-21 victory. Mikaela Richardson put some points on the board, ending the second game with a total of eight attacks, while Rachel Orosz kept the pressure on the Sailors with a run of eight straight serves. Kenzie Nelson-Buehler didn’t let up and finished the third game with 10 attacks, yet the Sailors still snuck in a 27-25 win, proving the vitality of mental strength at all times. Taylor Kontour defended Glenwood’s court with six digs in the fourth game, while Laura McDermott hit Steamboat with eight attacks. Answering Steamboat’s increase in intensity, the Demons dug in deep to achieve the fourth win with a score of 25-20.This puts another notch on the Demons’ undefeated league record (4-0) on the season so far.The Demons continue to hold their first place spot in the 4A Western Slope League. Glenwood has no matches scheduled this weekend, providing a needed rest for the Demons before they face Delta on the road next Tuesday.

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