Cowgirls send seniors out on a winning note on Senior Night

It’s been a good couple of weeks for the Seniors on the Cowgirl volleyball team.

First the home girls stopped Class A Havre at Homecoming and Tuesday, in straight sets, they bounced the Class A Browning Lady Indians, 3-0.

With parents, family, friends and fans watching, the seniors, Taryn Erickson, Hayley Orcutt, and Morgan VanDyke, shined and sent Browning packing. Scores for the contest looked like this: 25-20, 25-22, 25-18, game, set and match.

The Cowgirls powered across 11 aces, seven better than Browning. VanDyke pushed over four and added eight kill shots. Krista Judisch smacked back seven.

Of the team’s 27 assists, Orcutt put up 23. Erickson dug up 20 of 80 in coming shots and Kyleigh Salois had 15. Judisch blocked two shots at the net and Emily Harwood one.

The C-squad won their match 3-0 while the JV team fell in five games, 2-3.

Monday, the Fairfield Eagles flew in and stopped the Cowgirls in straight sets by scores of 26-24, 25-17 and 25-17.

Judisch dropped in three ace serves and 15 kill shots. Harwood had seven and VanDyke six.

Orcutt put up 23-32 assists, VanDyke blocked one shot at the net and of the 93 digs, Erickson put up 23, VanDyke 14 and Orcutt 12.

The team has played their final games at home. Next up are road games in Cut Bank and Rocky Boy.

The District tournament is in Choteau, Nov. 1-2, with Divisional being in Malta, Nov. 7-9 followed by the state meet in Bozeman.