Asian Youth Girls' Championships - Match 5

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Asian Youth Girls' Championships - Match 5

March 14, 2017, 04:36 PM AEST








11th Asian Girls’ U18 Volleyball Championship
Chongqing, China

12 March, 2017

Australia v Chinese Taipei


1st Set
Dunning, Coleman, Iles, Schoof, Smith, Tipping. Libero-Adam

Taipei out to an early lead. Iles with a great up, followed by a block, unfortunately Schoof hits just wide of the side line.  Coleman high hit to deep 1 starts the Aussies score. Coleman hits the target with a drop serve, Taipei hits back, Smith with the pick up and then keeps the ball alive with an in play spike, then combines with Iles for kill block.  Taipei surge ahead with run of 7 points then a run of 6 points to have a lead 4:17. Double sub- Karrasch for Dunning, Molloy for Schoof. Smith passes and then hits kill to 6. When the score is at 6:22, Molloy sets Iles a metre ball in the middle for the kill. Karrasch nursing a back injury, now able to serve, serves tough, Taipei shank the ball. Taipei called for in the net. Taipei shank the next two Karrasch serves. Taipei score, 11:23. Molloy sets Coleman who swings deep for the kill.  Coleman up to serve, pressures the Taipei receivers into a shank. at 13:24 Petry makes an overpass, Molloy with quick thinking jumps to block the Taipei attack, blocking them convincingly. 14:24.  Taipei take the first set 14:25.  Aussies fighting hard in the latter stage of the set scoring 8 of the final 11 points.

Serving Efficiency: 0.400
Spiking:  4 kills,  6 errors
Passing Average: 1.67

Karrasch: 2 aces
Smith: 1 kill, passing at 1.88
Coleman: 2 kills, 1 ace
Petry: Passing at 2.00

2nd Set
Molloy, Smith, Iles, Karrasch, Coleman, Tipping. Libero-Petry

Molloy to Tipping in the middle, who kills the ball to 4, start the Aussies off with the first point. Taipei with a X combination play win an easy point. A control block Iles/Karrasch followed by a kill block by Iles/Coleman on the Taipei Pipe hit.  Iles kills the Molloy quick set stopping the Taipei run, score is now 4:6. A ‘3’ pass, has Iles running the dummy middle play, setting Smith up with the line kill.  Aussies stay in touch at 5:9. Taipei’s next run is stopped by a Tipping kill through the middle, Karrasch kill outside. Taipei tip, Schoof with the pick up, Smith hitting the pipe for a winner into the Taipei left corner.  Molloy with clever setting, splits the blockers, setting Karrasch up for the right side kill. Aussies at 9:16 with some respectability in the score. Karrasch with another kill, stops the Taipei run at 20.  Aussies fighting for points now, long rallies making the Taipei players earn their points.  Molloy to Karrasch, hitting a ‘Red’ for the point.  Karrasch backs up her play with a great dig, Smith hits a Pipe, Aussies again stop the Taipei attack with a great dig, Molloy sets Iles to terminate the point with a quick ball through the middle.  Smith with a flying tip from the Pipe shot catches Taipei out.  Iles with a kill block.  Aussies leaving their run a little late, winning 6 of the last 11 points.

Karrasch: 2 kills
Petry: passing at 2.18
Smith: 3 kills, passing at 1.88
Tipping: 2 kills

Serving Efficiency: 0.333
Spiking: 8 kills, 6 errors
Passing Average: 1.83

3rd Set
Molloy, Smith, Iles, Schoof, Karrasch, Tipping. Libero-Adam.

Smith, hitting right side, makes the kill hitting off hands.  Aussies working hard in the rallies now: Molloy sets Schoof left side, ball is in play, Karrasch with a soft block, Adam flies in for the dig who overpasses and ball lands just outside the sideline.  Karrasch is all over a Taipei overpass for easy point.  Schoof serves out, but Taipei return the favour with a service error.  Australia with desperate defensive play sets up Smith who kills the ball cross court.  Taipei push the ball wide on a cross court hit - Aussies are ahead 5:4.  Taipei smash the ball off hands for a point.  Blocking pressure from Tipping, has Taipei hitting wide. Aussies counter a slide attack but are beaten by a back court swing.  Taipei go into the first technical time out 6:8 ahead.  Aussies are hitting strongly but Taipei’s defence is too good and they transition back successfully.  Molloy - Ace. Iles with a block.  Double sub, Dunning and Coleman for Molloy and Schoof.  Coleman pass, Dunning set, Coleman backcourt kill.  Taipei hit through the block. Iles seals block with Karrasch to get score to 11:20. Taipei hit winner to deep 5.  Karrasch wins us back the serve with a hit off hands. Tipping with a solo block. Coleman comes in with a tip kill. Karrasch produces another ace.  Taipei hit off hands. Coleman counters with a kill off hands.  Smith with a solo block.  Taipei finish the game with a hit off hands.
Aussies again finishing strongly, winning 6 of the last 9 points.  But too late in their run as Taipei close out the set and the game 17:25

Coleman: 3 kills
Karrasch: 1 Ace, 1 kill, 1 Block
Smith: 2 kills, passing at 2.0
Tipping 1 Solo Block

Serving Efficiency: 0.389
Spiking:  6 kills, 3 errors
Passing Average: 1.57

Team - Match:
Serving Efficiency: 0.375
Spiking: 18 kills, 15 errors
Passing Average: 1.7

Aimee Coleman: 5 Kills, 1 Ace
Arden Iles: 2 Kills, 2 Blocks, 1 Dig
Hannah Karrasch: 3 kills, 3 Aces, 1 Block, 2 Digs
Alex Molloy: 1 Ace, 1 Block, 2 Digs
Denzi Petry: 2 Digs
Anneliese Schoof: 1 Dig
Tiaan Smith: 6 Kills, 2 Blocks, 3 Digs

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