Enumclaw High’s volleyball crew ran into a buzz saw Sept. 28, losing to undefeated South Puget Sound League 3A foe Auburn Mountainview in five sets. But the Hornets shook off the disappointing road setback to the Lions in time to travel to Lakes High and win there in straight sets.
Enumclaw won the first set at Auburn Mountainview 25-20, but quickly fell behind two games to one when it lost the second set 25-18 and then a sustained a heartbreaking 28-26 defeat in set three.
The Hornets sprung back to force a dramatic fifth set as it conquered the Lions in game four 25-14, but then fell apart as Auburn Mountainview rallied back to trash EHS in the crucial fifth set, 15-7.
Junior hitter HayleeMae Dennis amassed 21 kills, 16 digs and four aces and Gina Sanders’ had 36 assists.
Thursday, Enumclaw appeared to be taking out the discouraging Lion loss on their Lancer hosts, as they swarmed all over Lakes.
Sanders had 25 assists and Alex Putman launched three service aces.