The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Volleyball: No substitute for experience for Huskies


September 7, 2011

Varsity volleyball team members are, in front, from left, Emili Riggs, Sonya Corliss, Brandi Trewin and Devyn Makin. In rear, from left, are Hailey Fisher, Annie Whitfield, Amanda Hubbard, Danielle Landucci, Megan Graville, Tiffany Miller and Jadyn Baskin.

If there ever were a year when things came together for the Sweet Home volleyball team, this may be it.

Back for the Huskies are nearly their entire starting line-up from last year, a group of girls who have played together since they were in fifth grade.

With a new coach, Alicia Meier, at the helm last year, Sweet Home rolled to a 13-6 record and second place in the Sky-Em League, behind Sisters, and then won a play-in match at Cascade before losing 3-1 at Baker in the first round of the state playoffs – a defeat that Meier said the Huskies are using to build for this year.

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