IR Sports Report
The Indian River High School girls’ volleyball team cruised to easier 3-0 wins over both Woodbridge and Early College this past week.
On Tuesday, October 22, the Indians wasted little time getting things going against Woodbridge, with a 25-15 win in the first game. They would follow that up with 25-11 and 25-20 wins to complete the sweep.
Freshman Camryn Ehlers had a match-high 18 assists to go along with seven aces and four kills in the match. Marianni Chavez added nine assists for the winners. Raychel Ehlers recorded 18 kills and three digs, while Siera Johnson was credited with seven kills.
On Thursday, Oct. 17, IR traveled north to Delaware State University to take on Early College, and ended the match, well, early… with quick 25-12, 25-3 and 25-8 individual game scores.
Skylar Kneller had a team-high seven kills in the match, with Brandi Mitchell adding another six. Nicole Norman had seven aces, and Scarlett Dunn contributed six of her own to the winning cause. Camryn Ehlers posted another double-digit assist effort, with 13, to go along with nine aces.
The Indians were set to wrap up the regular season on Thursday, Oct. 24, with their Senior Night match against neighboring Sussex Central. Full coverage of the match can be found on our Coastal Point sports Facebook page.
IR will then travel back to Woodbridge on Saturday, Oct. 26, when they will once again take on Smyrna for the Henlopen Conference Championship. Match time is noon. It will be a rematch of last year’s title tilt, which won by the Eagles. However, the Indians did defeat Smyrna just two weeks ago in the regular season, 3-1.
It should be a great conference showdown for all the marbles.
Indians pick up win in lone game of the week
Senior Jared Cordoba found the back of the net at 87:35 of the second half off an assist from Eddie Mochiam to score the only goal in a 1-0 win over cross-divisional rival Sussex Central on Thursday, Oct. 17.
The Knights more than doubled the Indians in shots (14-6), as well as corner kick chances (5-2). IR net-minder Bastian Perry was superb between the pipes, making 12 saves to register the clean-sheet win.
The Indians were scheduled to be back in action on Thursday, Oct. 24, (after Coastal Point press time), traveling to Laurel for the Henlopen Conference South Division finale. IR will then have a pair of non-conference matches before wrapping up the regular season at home against Sussex Tech.
By Jason Feather