GRAND ISLAND -- At noon Saturday, Ansley and Dodge met in the consolation game for third place in the D2 tournament Grand Island Northwest High School.
Dodge got off to a strong start winning the first two sets. In the first set, Dodge, leading 15-14 went on a 5-1 run. The Lady Warriors closed Dodge’s lead to 23-20 before Dodge scored the final two points. The second set nearly mirrored the first. Both teams were tied at 11 before Dodge put together another 5-1 run. Late in the set, Ansley narrowed the Dodge lead to 23-21 before Dodge scored the final two points.
The Lady Warriors fought back in the third and fourth sets raising their level of play to win 25-12 and 25-19. The Lady Warriors passed and set up their attack. They also played better defense getting to balls and putting them in play. With the two set wins Ansley forced a fifth and decisive set.
In the final set with the score tied at 3, Dodge increased the lead to 6-3. Entz then came up with a big block at the net trimming the Dodge lead to 10-8. Dodge then outscored the Lady Warriors 5-3 to close out the match.
Entz finished the game with 11 kills, six blocks and four ace serves. Taylor followed Entz with 12 kills with three blocks and Kate Watts with 10 kills and five blocks. Siera Rohde tallied 19 assists with six kills while Marsh added 16 assists.