“We are very excited for the upcoming game,” said Feather River College head volleyball coach Sarah Ritchie. “It should be a fast-paced, competitive match and we’ve worked very hard in preparation.”
That’s what coach said anticipating the game Oct. 18 against Butte where the Eagles won 3-1. The ladies went on to beat Siskiyous by a score of 3-0 two days later, Oct. 20.
The Eagles are flying high on a six-game winning streak, 6-0 in conference and 19-4 overall.
The sets against the Butte Roadrunners on Oct. 18 were tight. The Roadrunners won the first set 26-24, but then it was all Eagle victories for the rest of the game, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-19.
Michaela Ahlenslager delivered 19 kills and Cyan Blackdeer scored with 18. As a team, the Eagles collectively and successfully sent 52 kills in the direction of the Butte team.
The winning lady Eagles will take fans to Lassen today, Wednesday, Oct. 25. Shasta comes to Quincy Friday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m.
FRC then heads to Santa Cruz to play both the Sequoias and Cabrillo on Saturday, Oct. 28. College of the Redwoods comes to Quincy to play FRC at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3.
The last game of the season is scheduled to take place in Butte against the Roadrunners.