Topsy-turvy volleyball action goes to Phoenix


Oberlin’s Lauren Sands hits the ball at Wellington.

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.

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