Thursday evening Arapahoe hosted a triangular with fellow RPAC members Hitchcock County and Dundy County Stratton. Arapahoe won each of their matches, the Falcons went 1-1, and DCS went 0-2.
In the first match of the night, Arapahoe faced off against DCS and won in two sets. The set scores were 25-12 and 25-16. In the first set, Arapahoe took no time getting rolling as they led 8-2 out of the gates and DCS took a timeout. Then, Arapahoe just kept bending the floorboards as they went on an 8-1 run and led 16-3 and never looked back.
In the second set, DCS hung around for the early stages as they trailed 11-7, but the Warriors were able to distance themselves and take the set and then the match.
Unofficially, Sabrina Jacobsen led the way with nine kills and two aces for the Warriors.
For DCS, Avery Lutz and Emily Schack each had an ace.
In the second match, it was Hitchcock County versus DCS and the Falcons won both sets 25-19 and 25-9. The first set had a number of serving errors and attack errors from both teams. DCS led 5-3 in the early stages of the set, but Hitchcock County was able to take the lead at 9-8.
But the Tigers of DCS were able to take the lead back at 12-11. Shortly after though, the Falcons climbed back in front at 13-12 and clung to the lead until the end of that set. In the second set, it was all Falcons as they won 25-9. Asia Homma had 14 kills in the match to lead the Falcons.
Unofficially for DCS Alyssa Schneider had three kills.
In the final match of the night, it was a back-and-forth affair between Hitchcock County and Arapahoe. The Warriors were able to win the match two sets to one and the set scores were 25-12 Hitchcock County, 25-21 Arapahoe, and 25-20 Arapahoe.
In that first set, Hitchcock County took care of business as they led 12-4 in the early stages. Arapahoe was never able to recover in that first set falling by 13.
In the second set, Hitchcock County took an early lead, 3-2. They pushed it even further, up 8-5. Arapahoe though, went on a 5-0 run to take a 10-8 lead. Arapahoe made their lead larger at 14-10. Hitchcock County climbed back into it and tied it up at 15-15. It continued to be a battle as the teams tied up again at 21-21. Then, Arapahoe was able to go on a 4-0 run to close out the set.
In the final set, Hitchcock County came out with a narrow lead of 2-1 early on. Arapahoe though, took the lead at 7-6, and maintained it throughout to secure the victory.
Unoffically for Arapahoe Sabrina Jacobsen had 12 kills and three aces for Arapahoe.
Arapahoe moves to 3-0 on the year, Hitchcock County is now 3-3, and DCS falls to 0-4.