Tuesday, 20 February 2024

International Volleyball

Pro Volleyball Federation: Atlanta sweeps San Diego, then Omaha does the same

Pro Volleyball Federation: Atlanta sweeps San Diego, then Omaha does the same

Morgan Hentz looks on as Vibe teammate Kamaile Haipo passes against San Diego/Atlanta photo

The second round of Pro Volleyball Federation matches is in the books.

On Thursday, the Atlanta Vibe improved to 3-0 by sweeping the visiting San Diego Mojo, which was playing its first match.

Saturday, the Omaha Supernovas swept San Diego. Omaha, which hadn’t played since it lost in five to Atlanta in the PVF’s inaugural match, is 1-1. Idle Grand Rapid is second at 1-0. 

The Vegas Thrill plays its first match Wednesday when it goes to Omaha. Action continues Friday with Grand Rapids at Atlanta and Saturday with Vegas at Orlando (0-1). The 0-1 Columbus Fury are off until February 16 when it goes to Orlando.

ATLANTA 3, SAN DIEGO 0: Atlanta won 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 before an announced crowd of 6,100 at the Gas South Arena in Duluth, Georgia.

The Vibe’s Leah Edmond led with 16 kills, two aces, an assist, five digs and three blocks, one solo. Grace Cleveland had eight kills, an ace, two blocks, two assists and four digs. Leketor Member-Meneh, who went in when Allie Linnehan hurt her ankle, had five kills, an ace, a block and 10 digs. Linnehan had just one kill after totaling 20 in her first two matches. Shelly Fanning had six kills and six blocks, two solo. Setter Tori Stringer had an ace, 37 assists, nine digs, a block and a kill. Morgan Hentz had 13 digs and three assists.

The Mojo’s Temi Thomas-Ailara had 10 kills, eight digs, and a block. Lindsay Stalzer had six kills, an ace and a block. Marie Venegas Medina Shara had 12 digs and an assist.

OMAHA 3, SAN DIEGO 0: The Supernovas dominated 25-17, 25-19, 25-22 before an announced crowd of 11,403 at the CHI Health Center.

Omaha, which hit .373, got 13 kills from Bethania De La Cruz, who had one error in 27 attacks to go with an ace, four blocks and six digs. 

Paige Briggs, who came in after Brooke Nuneviller was injured, had eight kills with one error in 16 attacks. She added an ace, a block and nine digs. Nuneviller had five kills in seven errorless attacks when she went out.

Tori Dixon had six kills with no errors in 11 attacks, ance, four blocks — one solo — and four digs. Danielle Hart had five kills and four blocks, one solo. Sydney Hilley had 26 assists, a kill, an ace and eight digs.

San Diego’s Ronika Stone had 12 kills, four blocks and a dig. Morgan Lewis added nine kills to go with an ace, two blocks and six digs. Stalzer had seven kills, a block and nine digs.

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