Lady Dogs finish off regular season

Mirah Knapek punched out three kills in Thorndale’s loss to N. 10 Rogers to end the regular season. Reporter/Teresa Ging Mirah Knapek punched out three kills in Thorndale’s loss to N. 10 Rogers to end the regular season. Reporter/Teresa Ging THORNDALE-The Lady Dogs finished out their 2010 volleyball season on a couple of low notes.

Thorndale fell to No. 10 Rogers on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym; that coming after having to forfeit Friday’s game against Lexington due to a conflict with officials.

Thorndale finishes its first Class 2A season since 2001 at 1-13 in District 27 and 6-21 overall.

Teams from Cameron, Rogers and Lago Vista look to represent the league in postseason play.

The Lady Dogs lost their last game of the season to Rogers on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym. Thorndale fell in straight sets 8-25, 17-25, 9-25.

“I appreciate the seniors on this team for their hard work and leadership this season,” first year head coach Lisa Strelsky said. “We are going to try to continue to work on the positive things we saw this season and be more consistent during games in 2011.”

Shelby Stolte led the team with three kills, three digs, two assists and one block. Kim Leschber tallied one kill, two digs and two aces.

Other notable players were Mirah Knapek with three kills, Kristen Butterworth with four digs and Shelbie Maupin with five assists.

The Lady Dogs were to host Lexington on Friday night, but would up having to forfeit the game because no official showed up to call the game.

“We had a misunderstanding with scheduling the officials,” Strelsky said. “Lexington couldn’t do it Saturday so we forfeited.” The forfeit was for all the games, varsity, JV and freshmen.

The varsity team will lose seniors eight seniors from its roster and return six sophomores in 2011.


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