Your Standley Lake Lady Gators took on the Golden Demons (6-10, 2-5) away on 10/19/17.

In the Freshman match, the Gators continued their strong run and won the 1st set 25-20. They took the 2nd set 25-18 with great team play, good blocks by Jaimie Boese-Rhinesmith, and great serves by Rae Tasco-Thompson. The Gators' record improves to 11-5, 6-2

In the Level III match, the Gators played a tight game, hustled, and fought but fell23-25. The 2nd set see-sawed back and forth keeping the Gator faithful on the edges of their seats. Katie Demink was noted by fellow players for her good attacks, but the Gators fell 26-28The Gators'record goes to 8-9 (4-5).

In the JV match, the Demons came out with a 7 point run to start. The Gators responded with a Hayley Hitchcock tip kill and nice Ari Walker dig and then a kill to make it 4-9. 7 and 5 point runs and good digs by the Demons got it to 6-24, and the 1st set ended 7-25.

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(Ravan Hammack attacks.)

In the 2nd set, the Demons started with a 6 point run, but the Gator responded with another Walker kill, Jaimie Torbet ace, Walker kill, and Sydney Schmelzer kill to make it 6-7. The Gators kept battling with another Schmelzer freeball kill and Torbet kill to get it to 12-14, but the Demons ran off another 4 point run stopped by a Hitchcock kill. Despite good Gator digs, the Demons took the 2nd set 15-25The Gators' record goes to1-12 (0-8).

In the Varsity match, the Gators tied it 3-3 with a good Lauren Willihnganz dig leading to a Ariana Elliot kill. A Demon 6 point run with a pair of aces was stopped by a  Zoe Ryan Terra kill to make it 4-11. Kills by Ryan TerraJasmine Cummings, and Erin Paik made it 8-13, but the Demons stopped the Gator atttack despite good digs by Ryan Terra and  Dani Powell and Willihnganz, Ryan Terra, and Elliot kills, and the 1st set ended 12-25. In the 2nd set, the Gators opened 2-0. The Demons got a 7 point run despite good digs by Paik and Raeanne Rothgery. A Jaimie Zimmerman kill and a Ryan Terra dig/kill got the Gators to 5-9. Kills by Cummings and a great combination Powell/Cummings  block kill made it 8-12. Kills by Zimmerman and Willihnganz kept the Gators in it. Another Zimmerman tip kill and a Cummings kill closed it to 17-19. Another Cummings kill, Cammy Schmelzer ace, and Zimmerman tied it 20-20. A Willihnganz kill and a pair of Powell aces got it to 23-22, but a 3 point Demon run ended the 2nd set 23-25. In the 3rd set, the Gators started with a 5 point run on an Ari Walker kill, pair of Powell aces, Schmelzer dig, and a Ryan Terra backrow kill. Rothgery and Ryan Terra kills and a Powell backrow kill got the Gator faithful roaring, and the Gators took a 12-1 lead.

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(Ari Walker keeps the rally going with kill.)

A Cummings kill and a Powell block kill got the Gator fans even louder as they made it 14-4. The Demons surged despite another Powell backrow kill, Paik dig, Willihnganz kill, and Schmelzer ace to make it 18-9. A pair of Cummings kills got it to set point, and a Willihnganz kill ended the 3rd set 25-18In the 4th set, the scores see-sawed to 10-9 with a Willihnganz kill, Zimmerman tip kill, Ryan Terra dig/kill, Paik ace, Powell dig/kill, Powell block kill, and Willihnganz kill. Then the Demons rattled off a 5 point run despite good digs by Ryan Terra and Powell. A Willihnganz kill and pair of aces closed it back to 13-15. The Demons responded with another 5 point run stopped by a Walker tip kill. The Gators kept battling with a pair of kills by Ryan Terra and a nice Paik dig to make it 18-22. A Powell tip kill and a Schmelzer ace got it to 20-24, but the Demons prevailed 20-25.  The Gators' record goes to 5-12 (1-7).

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Next up is the Wheat Ridge Farmers (7-14, 4-4) away Tues. Oct 24. Then it is the Wheat Ridge Farmers away on Tues. Oct. 24 and home for the Littleton Lions on Thurs. Oct 26