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Bountiful volleyball continues to rule Region 5

Oct 07, 2022 12:35PM ● By Catherine Garrett

Don’t look now! Davis blockers Aimee Larsen (24) and Loryn Helgesen (9) can’t bear to see what happens to the spike from Farmington’s Mele Fiefia (5). The Phoenix rose to the occasion to sweep the Darts 3-0. Photo by Roger V. Tuttle

The top-ranked 5A volleyball team in the state continues to sweep through its Region 5 matches, having not lost a single set this season to its region opponents. Bountiful took care of Box Elder and Bonneville this week in dominating fashion behind 27 kills from Jordyn Harvey and 65 assists from Evi Chism.


Bountiful swept Box Elder 25-10, 25-12, 25-13 Sept. 27.

In addition to Harvey’s offensive firepower, Milika Satuala had a breakout game with seven kills in eight attempts and two blocks. Taylor Harvey also recorded seven kills. The Harvey sisters combined for seven aces, including five from Taylor, with Evi Chism also serving five aces.

Against Bonneville Sept. 29, Bountiful again recorded a sweep 25-6, 25-13, 25-10. 

Along with Jordyn Harvey’s 13 kills on 17 attempts with no errors, Claire Cook had 11 kills and Taylor Harvey put away eight kills on nine attempts, also with no errors. Chism also had three kills and two aces to pace the offense with Cook recording six digs defensively for the Redhawks.

Bountiful remains undefeated through 16 matches this season.


Farmington lost in a tough five-setter to Weber 21-25, 25-14, 22-25, 25-22, 15-12 Sept. 27.

“It was a great match up,” said head coach Kate Hawkes. “Both teams played well and really competed at a high level.”

Sophie Wendt and Kaylee Monroe both had nine kills with Laina Whitney adding eight to lead the offense while Whitney and Quincy Wilson teamed up for six aces. On the defensive side, Whitney had three blocks with Wilson (20 digs), Wendt (18 digs) and Mele Fiefia (10 digs) recording digs on the back line.

Against Davis Sept. 29, the Phoenix squad swept the Darts in three sets. Wendt’s double-double of 13 kills and 17 digs led the way. Ellie Pace also put away nine kills to help offensively. On defense, Fiefia had 25 digs while Wilson had 20 digs and Whitney recorded seven blocks at the net.

“It was a great rivalry matchup. We had some major rallies that kept the momentum going, and then came back from behind in the third set to close out the match,” said Hawkes.

Farmington is now 12-9 this year.


Viewmont lost to Bonneville 25-21, 21-25, 25-18, 25-20 Sept. 27.

Vanessa Haddock recorded a double double with 12 kills and 12 digs. Maddie Lege had nine blocks at the net, including six solo. Liza Montalbo and Ashley Veach also shined defensively with 13 digs and 11 digs, respectively.

Against Woods Cross Sept. 29, the Vikings won 26-24, 25-21, 25-22 with Montalbo leading the squad with 12 kills while also serving up four aces. Setter Macey Christian recorded 27 assists in running the offense while also being tops defensively with nine digs.

Viewmont is now 8-9 this season.


Davis lost to Farmington 25-17, 25-20, 26-24 Sept. 29.

Aubrey Nielson had a double-double with 11 kills and 13 digs while Cambria White led the Darts defensively with 15 digs. Jenna Sullivan also recorded six blocks at the net.

Davis fell to 17-6 on the season.

Woods Cross

Woods Cross lost to Northridge 25-14, 25-11, 25-20 Sept. 27.

Olivia Ruy led on both sides of the ball with seven kills and eight digs. Freshman Avery Poulton also had two aces and two blocks.

Against Viewmont Sept. 29, the Wildcats lost in three tight sets.

The two losses this week puts Woods Cross’ season record at 5-11. λ