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PBHS volleyball is 3-2 in first event

Staff writer

The Peabody-Burns High School Lady Warriors volleyball team hosted its round-robin invitational tournament Saturday.

The Lady Warriors were the runners-up in the six-team event with wins over Central Burden, 25-18, 25-11; Chase County, 25-18, 25-27, 25-20; and Burrton, 13-25, 25-12, 25-19. The squad lost to the tournament champion Burlingame, 24-26, 15-25; and to Hartford, 25-18, 26-28, 25-27.

The team will now prepare for the season schedule and will compete at Hope on Tuesday.


Down 3 early in game one against Hartford, PBHS hitter Rayna Barnes scored with a tip set over the net. Barnes added an ace, but PBHS was down 3-4 in the early minutes.

Kaycy Gonzalez evened the score at 4 with a kill. PBHS took the lead and points by Paige Lewis, a kill, and Tori Schroeder, an ace, boosted the score to favor the Lady Warriors, 11-5. Gonzalez added two kills and an ace to the stats in the PBHS victory, 25-18.

The Lady Warriors again fell behind in the early minutes of game two. Lewis helped the team rally with a kill to make the score 3-5. An ace by Lewis tied the game at 6. McKenzie Ensminger got in the scoring stats with an ace. Barnes, Schroeder and Lewis kept the PBHS team ahead, but Hartford came back to take the lead and PBHS trailed, 22-24.

Barnes had two kills and the Lady Warriors were knotted with Hartford, 24-24. An ace by Brandee Burnett gave the PBHS squad the lead, but Hartford came back to score the next point. Lewis earned the 1-point edge, 26-25, with a kill, but Hartford earned the next 3 points for the PBHS defeat, 26-28.

Hartford took the early lead in game three, 7-4. PBHS remained behind until a duet block by Schroeder and Hofkamp put the game even at 18. Gonzales put the team ahead with a kill, 21-20. Game three got away from the Lady Warriors, 25-27, and Hartford took the game and the match.

Central Burden

PBHS took an early 6-3 lead in game one with points that included a Burnett ace, a Barnes kill and a Schroeder ace. Offense from Gonzalez, Schroeder, Barnes and Lewis put the team up, 23-18. An ace from Ensminger ended the game, 25-18.

Gonzalez aced the first point in game two and PBHS went on a scoring frenzy. Schroeder, Barnes, Burnett, Lewis, Hofkamp and Gonzalez all got in the stats with points. PBHS won game two, 25-11, and the match.


PBHS had the early game one lead, 7-4, but Burlingame came back late in the game. Gonzalez tied the score at 24, but Burlingame took the last two points. PBHS lost, 24-26.

PBHS again stated out game two with a 4-2 lead, but Burlingame came back to defeat the Lady Warriors, 15-25. Burlingame won the match.

Chase County

Game one against Chase County began with Barnes on the board with a kill and an ace. Gonzalez and Burnett each scored with a kill and Hofkamp and Lewis each had a tip. PBHS led, 9-5.

Chase County rallied, but Gonzalez and Lewis answered with kills. The Lady Warriors took a 13-12 lead with a Barnes-Schroeder block. Barnes added two aces and two kills late in the game and PBHS took the win, 25-18.

PBHS took an early 5-3 lead with a Lewis kill. Chase County trailed most of the game but surged back with points late for the win. PBHS lost, 25-27.

A Barnes ace put the Lady Warriors up 4-2 in the early minutes of game three. Good offense from Lewis, Schroeder, Gonzalez, and Hofkamp helped build a lead. PBHS won the game, 25-20, and the match.


The PBHS offense struggled in game one against Burrton. The Lady Warriors trailed throughout the game despite kills from Lewis and Barnes and aces from Ensminger, and Schroeder. PBHS was defeated, 13-25.

The Lady Warriors mounted a game two assault and took a 6-1 lead, attacking the net and stepping up the service game. Aces were scored by Barnes, Lewis, Ensminger, Gonzalez, and Burnett. Lewis, Gonzalez, Barnes and Schroeder were credited with kills. PBHS took the game two victory, 25-12.

Game three was close in the early stages, but the Lady Warriors pulled away from the Burrton six. Gonzalez had a kill to put the score at 24-18. Hofkamp ended the game and match with a block. PBHS won, 25-19.

Total statistics

Barnes — 8 aces, 8 blocks, 12 kills.

Burnett — 14 digs, 4 aces, 1 block, 4 kills, 3 assists.

Ensminger — 6 digs, 4 aces.

Gonzalez — 3 digs, 5 aces, 4 blocks, 16 kills.

Hofkamp — 11 digs, 12 blocks, 2 kills, 52 assists.

Lewis — 17 digs, 1 ace, 3 blocks, 21 kills.

Schroeder — 13 digs, 5 aces, 8 blocks, 10 kills, 8 assists.

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