Highline stumbles in playoffs
By Aleyah Bennett - Staff Reporter
Highline women's volleyball team dropped two matches and did not place in the NWAC tournament at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center last weekend.
The T-Birds stumbled out of the stasting blocks, losing their first match Friday to Blue Mountain 3-0.
Pumehana Nedlic had five aces, Gaines had eight kills and Eneliko contributed six kills in the losing efforts.
Satuerday night Highline boomed back to defeat Shoreline 2-0.
Gaines had six kills, as did Lehua Keka.
Eneliko chipped in five kills to send the Spartans packing.
Lehua Keke had six kills.
The T-Birds advanced to Sunday night play but lost to Clark 0-2.
Gaines had eight kills.
Eneliko had six kills, and both Marter and Alicuben had five kills.
Highline finished the season 12-2 in league and 30-5 overall.
Although they didn't bring home top honors, various teammates did collect a lot of awards.
Megan Van Marter was awarded West Region Most Valuable Player, Taylor Alicuben was awarded West Region first team All-Star, Zoe Gaines was awarded West Region second team All- Star, and Apryll Eneliko was awarded West Region Second Team All-Star.