Team captains Lillian Bachand and Amma Anderson. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Wildcat volleyball team will build season on experience, chemistry | Fall Sports Update

With a well-rounded group of athletes, the Mount Si volleyball team captains look forward to a strong season.

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:26pm
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Head coach: Bonnie Foote

Record so far: 1 loss to North Creek, 1 win over Marysville-Pilchuck, Sept. 12 game at Shorewood

Team captains: Seniors Lillian Bachand and Amma Anderson

Team seniors: In addition to Anderson and Bachand, the team has three other seniors, Jessica Hanners, Dana Kenow and Adrian Auxier, most of whom have played together, or in the same leagues, since their U-12 days.

Team advantages: The seniors’ experiences playing together, says Anderson are one of their main strengths. “We’re definitely a lot more like a family this year.”

They’re also solid in every position, which is both an advantage and a challenge, says Bachand. “We are well rounded, our offense is good, our defense is good, but we don’t have one dominant position.”

Challenges ahead: “If I had to choose a weak point, I’d say it was our hitting,” said Bachand.

Don’t-miss game: Thursday, Oct. 5 at Skyline High School. “We’re not really their rival, but they’re our rival,” says Bachand.

Next home game: Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Wildcats host Inglemoor. Varsity game time is 7:30 p.m., JV plays at 5:30 p.m.

2017-18 Mount Si Varsity Volleyball Schedule

Tue, Sep 19 Inglemoor 7 pm at Home

Sat, Sep 23 Kent Classic Tournament Kentwood at Kentwood

Tue, Sep 26 Bothell 7 pm at Home

Thu, Sep 28 Eastlake 7 pm at Home

Tue, Oct 3 Issaquah 7 pm at Issaquah High School

Thu, Oct 5 Skyline 7 pm at Skyline High School

Sat, Oct 7 Sumner Varsity Invitational Tournament 9 am at Sumner High School

Tue, Oct 10 Inglemoor 7 pm at Inglemoor

Thu, Oct 12 North Creek 7 pm at North Creek High School

Tue, Oct 17 Woodinville 7 pm at Home

Thu, Oct 19 Ballard 7 pm at Home

Sat, Oct 21 Eisenhower 1 pm at Home

Tue, Oct 24 Newport 7 pm at Home

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