Allen volleyball squad hits the road

The ACC Red Devil volleyball team went 1-2 in road matches, splitting a pair Saturday, then falling in straight sets Monday at Highland. The Red Devils are at home starting Thursday.


February 2, 2021 - 10:09 AM

Allen Community College’s volleyball team completed its first week of the truncated 2021 season with road matches at Cowley and Highland.

The Red Devils went 1-2 on their road trips, falling in straight sets to Cowley before bouncing back to defeat Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, also in straight sets, on Saturday.

On Monday, Allen  fell, 3-0, at Highland Community College.

The Red Devils will be home for four straight matches, beginnig Thursday against Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Cowley 3, Allen 0

The Tigers edged Allen in the first set, 25-23, before rolling through sets 2 and 3, 25-17 and 25-19.

Adriana Santiago had eight points, eight kills and five digs, Laia Jaca had 20 assists and nine digs, while Mattie Dougherty had seven digs. 

Cowley held a decided advantage at the net, with a .384 kill percentage to .101 for ACC.

Allen 3, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 0

Allen did not let the disappointment of the loss to Cowley stick around long, edging Northeaster, 26-24, in the first set. The roll continued with a 25-22 win in the second set. The Red Devils finished off the evening with a 25-20 romp in the clinching third set.

Several Allen players had strong games, with Santiago delivering nine kills and 16 digs. Madison Saia added seven kills, Reagan Berlin and Sadie Bakeberg added five each and Macie Ediger four. Jaca had 25 assists. Berlin had three blocks as well.

Highland 3, Allen 0

The host Scotties were rather inhospitable hosts Monday, blasting ACC 25-12 in the first set.

Allen bounced back in the second set, taking the Scotties to the limit, before succumbing, 28-26. Once that nailbiter was finished, Highland capped the night with a 25-10 romp in the third and final set.

Statistics were unavailable for the Red Devils as of press time.