Asian Youth Girls' Championships - Match 2

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Asian Youth Girls' Championships - Match 2

March 09, 2017, 03:27 PM AEST








8 March, 2017

Australia V China

Australia defeated by China 0-3, 10:25, 11:25, 19:25

1st Set
Molloy, Coleman, Iles, Karrasch, Smith, Tipping, Adam (L)
Great start by the Australians - Molloy tough serve finished off by Iles block, Karrasch hits to deep 6 for a kill. Iles tips for a kill, Australia up 4-1. China levels the score at 4-4.  China’s #3 and best player hits off our hands to give China the lead 4-5. At 6-8 China can’t control a hit by Smith, put up a paradise ball that Tipping easily smashes away for the kill. Australia’s amazing defence and determination chasing balls shanked out of court, help them inch towards double figures. China’s #3 serves 14 unanswered serves. Iles puts away an overpass to get us to 10, but China close out the set 10-25.

Serving: 0.39
Spiking: 3 kills, 6 errors
Passing Average: 1.50
Blocks: 3 kill

Coleman passing 2.0 average

2nd Set
Karrasch, Smith, Tipping, Molloy, Coleman, Iles, Petry (L)
China get out to a 0-2 lead.  Tipping hits a quick to start the Australian score.  Molloy keeps her calm as China called for a reach.  Smith and Adam chase down a ball well out of court. Smith with the jump serve puts pressure on China, great defensive digs by Karrasch and Smith keep Australia in the game. Coleman with a 3 pass, gets the perfect set and hits off hands.  Dunning coming on to serve, rolls the ball over the net for the Ace. At 7-11, Smith hitting from right side, finds the seam for the kill.  8-12 Coleman hits off the block for the point.  China runs away with the set 11:25
Serving Efficiency: 0.396
Spiking: 4 kills, 6 errors
Passing Average: 1.95

Dunning - 1 Ace
Smith passing 2.2 average

3rd Set
Dunning, Coleman, Iles, Schoof, Smith, Tipping, Adam (L)
Australia start well 2-0 up. China win the next three points but a kill by Iles levels the scores at 3-3.  Smith hits into the right corner to level the scores 5-5. Smith passes and kills hit to keep Australia close 6-7.  Dunning now playing as an opposite as Australia’s injury list increases, makes a kill off the block. 8-10.   Molloy tips ball over, Tipping and Smith block the China attack levelling scores at 15-15.  The game goes point for point to 17-17 when China wins 6 unanswered points 17-23.  The Australians with Dunning serving at 18-23, sees Adam digging the China attack, setting up the Coleman Kill.  Australia still down but fighting at 19-23.  China close out the set 19-25

Serving Efficiency: 0.363
Spiking: 9 kills, 3 errors
Passing Average: 1.37

Coleman 3 kills, Smith 3 kills, Iles 2 kills.

Team - Match:
Serving Efficiency: 0.38
Spiking: 16 Kills, 15 errors
Passing Average: 1.62

Lara Adam: 3 digs
Aimee Coleman: 6 kills, 2 digs
Julia Dunning: 1 kill, 1 ace, 1 dig
Arden Iles: 3 kills, 3 blocks
Hannah Karrasch: 1 Kill, 1 dig
Denzi Petry: 1 Dig
Anneliese Schoof: 1 dig
Tiaan Smith: 4 kills, 1 dig
Caitlin Tipping: 1 kills, 2 blocks

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