This weekend we learned a lot about ourselves as a team, as well as individuals. We showed progression not only in our skills, but in our attitude and teamwork. Over the course of the 3 days in Spokane, our success grew. With the absence of one of our main outside hitters, we were down to just 9 players. But we did not let that effect our dynamic as a team. The whole team on the last day came to the conclusion that this was the most fun, and best played tournament of the season. Everyone really stepped up to the plate and focused on their own responsibilities, before giving advice to others. The results showed in our 5th place tie out of 40 teams in our division, coming out with 5 wins out of 8 games, our best finish yet.

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Jaz and Jill are writing,
On behalf of the 18-2s.

This weekend we went to Spokane,
To compete at the PNQ,
We had some really great matches,
And our time there flew.

Friday brought trouble,
The team playing strange.
One theme ran clear,
We needed to make a change.

We followed through on Saturday,
Finishing first in our pool.
We played so well we got fro-yo,
So that was pretty cool.

The tourney came to a close on Sunday,
With an L against a strong team.
But we’d like to thank our parents, coaches, and friends,
For making our time at PNQ supreme.