After a 4-0 beginning, Prospect High School volleyball appears to be heading to another successful season.
Coach Marci Gallagher reports that the team is currently in first place in the Mountain Valley League. Prospect had a face-off with second place Hosanna of Klamath Falls on Friday, Sept. 28.
While the team is young, they still count for plenty of experience. Megan Shallenberger is the lone senior on the team, but this is her fourth year on the team. Juniors Becky Musard, Catherine Anderson, Jennifer King and Brittany Zelnar have seen action in past years. Five sophomores, Samantha Lass, Kayla Pulley, Shianne Tanner (Florea), Christine Bender and Alexis Zeller will also get plenty of playing time. This year, four freshmen, Kamryn Sinclair, Shardae Abel, Kassandra McIntyre and Lindsey Baker will gain experience that will be valuable to the team in the future.
Coach Gallagher reports that eight team members attended volleyball
camp during the summer, and spent considerable time during the break
working to improve team skills, coordination and to maintain
Gallagher said the team set a goal of earning a berth in the state playoffs to be held in Forest Grove later in the year.
By Ralph McKechnie
Of the Independent
Prospect volleyball team is holding a fundraising effort to held defray
expenses during regional and state competitions. Tickets are available
from team members or at the school office. Drawing for prizes will be
held at the last home game of the season on Oct. 20.