New week? New Athletes...
KSEN/K96 Bozeman Trophy Athletes of the Week were huge factors in helping their teams advance in the playoffs and both are from Fairfield this week.
Some hitters in volleyball may take half a season to pile up 49 kills, it took Eagles' middle hitter, Natalie Klinker just one day. Klinker's play led the Eagles to a third-place win over Shelby and then a grueling three to two win over Choteau in the first championship of the Northern B Divisional tournament last weekend. Fairfield also took Choteau to a full five games in the second championship before losing three to two. Klinker had an amazing 21 kills in that first championship and17 in the second. She also recorded ten blocks in the three matches. Fairfield coach Courtney Bake says it really has been just the past two weeks that Klinker has started hitting solid and making great contact, just in time for tournaments. The all-state basketball and volleyball player is a talented athlete who not only jumps well to be able to drive down on the ball, coach Bake points out that she is "quick too".