By Nandini Rainkindi
Last Saturday the ONW volleyball team played a tournament against six other teams in the ONW Invitational. The Lady Ravens had a great start with three wins in a row. In their first game, they defeated Olathe South two sets to one. This win gave them momentum for the first half of the day. ONW went on and played Leavenworth, sweeping them 2-0. Their final game of the morning was against Olathe North. The Lady Ravens took another sweep, winning 2-0.
The second half of the day the ONW had a tough schedule, and they were also playing without star Senior Kaiti Parks. They started off the afternoon playing Springhill. The two teams were battling it out during the first set but the Lady Ravens came up short, losing 25-18. The second set against Springhill ONW lost their momentum from the morning losing 25-7. Their next match was against Blue Valley Southwest. Throughout the game the Lady Ravens were struggling to keep up, losing 2-0. Their final game was against St. James Academy. ONW again got swept by St. James 2-0.
The final record for the Lady Ravens for this tournament was 3-3. Overall, their record is 14-19 heading into their final regular season game. ONW faces St. Thomas Aquanias Tuesday night at 6:00. If you can’t make it to the game, catch the live broadcast on our ONW Raven Daily YouTube channel.