Since narrowly losing its opening match of the season, the Dolores High School volleyball team has been unstoppable, reeling off 11 straight victories in just over a month.
The Lady Bears’ latest victims came in the form of San Juan Basin League opponent Ouray High School, which Dolores defeated 25-9, 25-14, 25-15 on Sept. 30.
Statistical leaders in the match included Jordan Elder, who registered a team-high nine kills; Sierra Schwartz, who led the team with nine digs; and Abby Jones, who recorded a team-high 18 assists. Also standing out for the Lady Bears was Josie Majors, who banged down nine aces in the three-game match.
Two days before Dolores’ victory over Ouray, the Lady Bears faced off against Norwood and walked away with a 25-15, 25-21, 18-25, 25-17, road victory.
Elder smashed down 18 kills in the victory, while Schwartz led the Dolores with 13 digs. Jones registered 37 assists.
Now 11-1 on the season, Dolores currently sits ninth in the Colorado High School Activity Association’s Colorado Class 2A poll, which was released on Monday.
Next up for the Lady Bears will be a road matchup against Whitehorse on Tuesday. Dolores will then return home for a rivalry match against the Mancos Bluejays on Thursday.