WAKEFIELD – The Wakefield Trojan volleyball team entered Thursday on a seven-match losing streak and looking to get back on the winning track in mid-September.
As the team will compete in a series of road and home triangulars next week, Wakefield was back on their home court entertaining Pender.
After splitting the opening sets, Pender went onto win the final two sets defeating Wakefield 3-1 (25-15, 15-25, 25-23, 25-13). The Pendragons improved to 4-6 as the Trojans dropped their eighth consecutive match falling to 3-12.
Two Wakefield players finished with double figure kills being Rachel Borg with 12 kills and 14 digs as Hayden Ekberg had 10 kills. Aishah Valenzuela posted a team-high 25 digs. Jordan Metzler tallied 14 set assists, seven digs and seven kills as Abby Heimann recorded 17 digs, six set assist and three service aces.
The Wakefield Trojan volleyball team will open their triangular competition next Tuesday, September 22 in Randolph with Walthill; host Laurel-Concord-Coleridge and Wynot on Thursday, September 24 and compete in the Hartington-Newcastle Triangular with Wausa on Tuesday, September 29.