High-stakes high-school volleyball: #1 WSHS takes rematch with #2 Chief Sealth

October 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle schools, WS & Sports | 3 Comments

(Photos by Nick Adams for WSB)
West Seattle High School‘s senior volleyball players were honored at last night’s regular-season-ending rematch with visiting crosstown competitors Chief Sealth International High School – and when the game was over, WSHS had something else to celebrate: An undefeated conference record (12-0), after they beat Sealth 3-1.

This wasn’t just a “crosstown” game – it was Metro Sound Division #1, WSHS, vs. #2, Sealth (now a 9-3 conference record), who was fired up too:

More photos and game toplines ahead:

The Wildcats won the first and third sets. Scenes from the game, with information from game stats published by our partners at The Seattle Times as well as notes by WSB contributing photojournalist Nick Adams:

West Seattle’s Maddi Collins, with 40 assists and 10 digs on the night, setting up a play:

West Seattle’s Aspen Knowles (14 kills) goes to spike, with Carter and Katherine Kirk (12 kills) waiting to block:

Sealth’s Nicole Carter had 11 assists for the Seahawks:

Sideline strategy:

West Seattle’s Eastyn Baleto (16 kills, 10 digs) going up against against Sealth’s Maddy Twombley (10 assists, 3 aces):

Chief Sealth’s Lorna Sailiai (8 kills) and West Seattle’s Devon Fox:

West Seattle’s Lydia Giomo, ready to block Sealth’s Livvy Boyd (10 blocks on the night):

Intense night for fans too:

West Seattle’s Zoe Haywood (7 kills, 9 blocks), celebrating the victory:

A senior night to remember, for even more reasons!


WSHS remains #1 and Sealth #2 in their division (here are the rankings) as the regular season closes out.

3 Comments

  1. Great job ladies!

    Comment by Sonya Elliott — 10:55 am October 18, 2012 #

  2. Congratulations to both teams and schools. It is great that #1 and #2 are both here in WS.

    Comment by JordanP — 12:50 pm October 18, 2012 #

  3. Well Done Ladies !! 2012 Metro Sound Champs !Class Act on Acknowledging Sealth seniors.Good Luck at Metro’s

    Comment by Joe Baleto — 11:08 am October 19, 2012 #

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