The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

Jarett+Anderson+%2810%29+prepares+to+hit+the+ball+against+blockers.+The+boys+varsity+volleyball+team+lost+to+Homestead+in+five+sets.
Jarett Anderson (10) prepares to hit the ball against blockers. The boys varsity volleyball team lost to Homestead in five sets.

Jarett Anderson (10) prepares to hit the ball against blockers. The boys varsity volleyball team lost to Homestead in five sets.

Jarett Anderson (10) prepares to hit the ball against blockers. The boys varsity volleyball team lost to Homestead in five sets.

by Anthony Xu, TALON Reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Varsity boys’ volleyball lost against Homestead in five sets today at Blackford, dropping their overall record to 14-10.

Harker took the lead early, winning the first set 25-22. From there, the two teams traded victories, with Homestead winning the second set 25-12, and Harker taking the third, 25-20. Homestead went on to win the fourth set 25-22 to tie the game up at 2-2, before securing the fifth set 15-10.

Chris Gong (10) thought the team started the game off well but could have played better towards the end.

“I think we could have just [played harder] towards the end a little more, because we started falling apart near the end and started making a couple too many errors,” Chris said. “But other than that, I think it was a pretty good match.”

Jeffrey Kwan (9) believed that team chemistry was also a problem in the game, as the lineup went through significant changes prior to the game.

“We never played together,” Jeffrey said. “We should work on our system a little more, because we didn’t really know how to play together, and we only had five minutes of practice together, so that was hard. [But] we came together as a team, played against a really really good team: Homestead, and we came really close, so that was good.”

Head coach Alex Jones did not see this as a failure, but instead, as a success.

“It was the best we’ve played as a team all season,” Jones said. “We played a new lineup tonight, and we took one of the best teams in five [sets]. We had an opportunity to beat them in four, but what’s most important is that we were able to go out there and play like a team. Everyone was able to buy into the game plan.”

The team hosts Saratoga High School at Blackford next Wednesday, April 26th.

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    Features

    Homecoming highlights: This week’s best moments

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    News

    Upper school holds first spirit rally of 2017-2018 school year

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    News

    School meeting recap 9/21

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    News

    Actors, vocalists and dancers participate in early auditions for spring musical 42nd Street

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    Boys Water Polo

    Boys’ varsity water polo wins close match against Lynbrook

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    News

    Trump threatens DACA, 800,000 undocumented immigrants at risk

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    Features

    Get Skool’d with Jenna and Meena: Episode 2

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    News

    Lightning strikes tree in parking lot’s back loading zone

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    Fall Sports

    Varsity football wins against Santa Clara in third win of the season

  • Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

    Fall Sports

    Varsity girls’ volleyball loses against Valley Christian High School

The student news site of The Harker School.
Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets