Imperials Get First Win

September 21, 2022

The Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter Imperial volleyball team picked up their first win of the season in a District 6 contest by sweeping the Strasburg-Zeeland Clippers 3-0.

In action in Strasburg last Tues., Sept. 13 Imperial head coach Kecia Ellison saw her team win 25-22, 25-17 and 25-23.

The Imperials jumped out to a first set lead of 7-4 and then quickly found themselves trailing 8-12 as the Clippers went on a mini run of their own. On their home court, the Clippers continued to pull away holding an 11-16 lead before NGS senior Madison Wald took to the service line where she and her squad rattled off 6 unanswered and pulled out in front to hold a 17-16 lead. Both teams then managed to exchange points with S-Z holding a 20-21 margin. The Imperials rallied offensively as they outscored the Clippers 5-1 to win the first set 25-22.

The second set started with an exchange of points by both teams when Imperial . . .