AWHS Girls Varsity Volleyball defeats Tamalpais High in tight match


Kyra Featherstone

Elsa Snipes spikes the ball, scoring a point for AWHS.

 AWHS girls varsity volleyball played against Tamalpais High School (Tam) in a lengthy 2 hour and 15 min match Tuesday, Sept. 29. AWHS carried strong and won 3 out of 4 sets on AWHS’ home court. With a cheering crowd of hopeful fans, AWHS won a close battle against a tough opponent.

 AWHS won by seven in the first set, making the score 25 to 18, setting a high bar for Tam. The second set was a close call, with Tam taking the win 25 to 23. In the third set AWHS communicated well and redeemed themselves, winning 25 to 13. AWHS finished the game with a long 4th set, defeating Tam 18 to 25.

AWHS gathers up at the end of the second set for a group “talk”. (Kyra Featherstone)

Senior Lyla Johnston, said that her teammates supported each other through a tiring match.

“Something our team did really well was coming together and making sure that when we’re down, we’re up the next play, and I really like how we came together like that,” Lyla said.

Reese Fraser,  as a sophomore at AWHS, also believes that her team excelled in keeping the spirits high. 

“I think we’re doing really well bringing the energy and hypeing each other up and not giving up on the ball,” Reese said.

AWHS fans brought excitement to the crowd and are ready to cheer on the team in the next volleyball match against Branson High.