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.

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