Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day October 18th, 2016: Las Animas Trojans @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (CHSAA Class 2A Santa Fe League Volleyball)

In the final week of the 2A volleyball season we have a couple of great Santa Fe League games. The first one is this one between Las Animas & Rocky Ford. The Trojans travel west down Highway 50 and invade the Melon Dome tonight. First serve is set for around 6:30pm. Here’s how each team stacks up:


Las Animas Trojans:

  • (4-13) Overall, (3-9) in Santa Fe League
    • 6th in SFL
  • (2-3) in last 5 matches
    • Lost to Trinidad 3-2 (25-21, 25-20, 17-25, 21-25, 15-9)
    • Lost to Fowler 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 26-24)
    • Lost to Hoehne 3-1 (25-9, 25-27, 30-28, 25-25)
    • Defeated Crowley County 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-18)
    • Defeated Wiley 3-2 (29-27, 21-25, 15-25, 25-20, 15-7)
  • Averaging 6.9 kills per set & 2.6 aces per set
    • Haylie Stwalley leads team with 2.7 kills per set
    • Madison Gonzalez leads team with 1.0 aces per set
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Katie Peterson (Senior)
    • Haylie Stwalley (Senior)

Rocky Ford Meloneers:

  • (9-8) Overall, (5-7) in Santa Fe League
    • 5th in SFL
  • (2-3) in last 5 matches
    • Lost to John Mall 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-17)
    • Lost to Fowler 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-17)
    • Lost to Hoehne 3-1 (26-24, 25-16, 21-25, 25-20)
    • Defeated Swallows Charter Academy 3-0 (25-10, 25-8, 25-15)
    • Defeated Swink 3-1 (26-24, 25-23, 22-25, 25-19)
  • Averaging 8.8 kills per set & 3.5 aces per set
    • Emi Romero leads team with 3.7 kills per set
    • Lynell Rodriguez leads team with 0.9 aces per set
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Kierstin Lucero (Junior)
    • Stephanie Frantz (Senior)

That’ll do it for today’s previews. Day off tomorrow but we’ll be back with you on Thursday for Fowler vs. Swink. See you then!

–Triple R