Topsy-turvy volleyball action goes to Phoenix


Oberlin’s Lauren Sands hits the ball at Wellington.


Jalen Gibbs of the Dukes passes an Oberlin serve.


Wellington’s Hannah Roberts gets a spike in.


Oberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin gets around the block for a spike of her own.


Kayliana Barbee passes the ball for the Phoenix.


Jalen Gibbs and Erin Frenk get a Dukes block on Oberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas Media

In a story spelled out across five tense sets, the Oberlin Phoenix took home a victory during a visit last Thursday to Oberlin. The Dukes girls led with a 25-22 win, then flip-flopped with a 25-13 loss to the Phoenix. Wellington won the next set 25-13 and Oberlin took the following one 26-24. The deciding game wrapped 15-6.

Oberlin’s Lauren Sands hits the ball at Wellington.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-3-of-13-.jpgOberlin’s Lauren Sands hits the ball at Wellington.

Jalen Gibbs of the Dukes passes an Oberlin serve.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-5-of-13-.jpgJalen Gibbs of the Dukes passes an Oberlin serve.

Wellington’s Hannah Roberts gets a spike in.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-6-of-13-.jpgWellington’s Hannah Roberts gets a spike in.

Oberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin gets around the block for a spike of her own.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-9-of-13-.jpgOberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin gets around the block for a spike of her own.

Kayliana Barbee passes the ball for the Phoenix.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-11-of-13-.jpgKayliana Barbee passes the ball for the Phoenix.

Jalen Gibbs and Erin Frenk get a Dukes block on Oberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_WellingtonVolleyballVsOberlin-12-of-13-.jpgJalen Gibbs and Erin Frenk get a Dukes block on Oberlin’s Aszure Chamberlin.