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Colfax hosts LRS today after 5-win string

 

September 26, 2019

Colfax volleyball squad celebrates after a sweep in the Okanogan tournament. In front, left to right, Anni Cox, Abree Aune and Kierstyn York. In the second row, from the left, Perry Imler, Helina Hahn, Delaney Imler, Sophie Klaveano, Justice Brown and Asher Cai. In back are Volunteer Assistant Heather York, Assistant Coach Shawna Kneale, Coach Brandy Brown and Manager Lexie Booth.

Colfax volleyball players hit the road to Reardan Tuesday night and bagged another win for a 2-1 mark in early NE South league play. The Bulldog topped the Indians in four sets, 25-13, 25-12, 22-25 and 25-6.

Colfax today will finally land on their home court with the LRS Broncos slated to arrive for a league match.

Emma Wiedmer had 12 digs for the hosts.

Tuesday's league win at Reardan came after Colfax booked a four-match sweep Saturday to take the Okanogan tournament.

The tourney format limited match play to the best of three sets. Against their four opponents, the Bulldogs booked 2-0 wins in three of their four matches.

Their toughest test was against Toutle Lake in the opener when Colfax took two out of three sets. Scores were 29-27, 15-25 and 15-12.

Other pool play wins were over Davenport and host Okanogan, both to two sets. The Gorillas were downed 25-16 and 25-11, and Okanogan 25-13 and 25-20.

The 3-0 run in pool play put them up against Liberty, the top team out of the other pool, and Colfax also downed the Lancers in two sets 25-16 and 25-21 to win the eight-team tournament.

The title win over Liberty came after the Lancers topped Colfax in a league round last Thursday at Liberty.

Match times today against LRS will be will be 5 p.m. for jayvees and 6:30 p.m. for the varsity.

Colfax over Reardan

25-13, 25-12, 22-25, 25-6. Kierstyn York-22 kills, four blocks, two aces; Justice Brown-27 assists, five digs, four aces; Anni Cox-four aces.

Okanogan Tourney

Colfax over Toutle Lake 29-27, 15-25, 15-12. York-13 kills, four blocks, nine digs; Justice Brown-23 assists, four digs; Sophie Klaveano-seven kills.

Colfax over Davenport 25-16, 25-11: York-five kills, two blocks, three aces; Brown-11 assists, three aces; Cox-eight digs, two aces.

Colfax over Okanogan 25-13, 25-20: York-nine kills, three blocks, five digs;Brown-22 assists; Asher Cai-four kills, eight digs.

Colfax over Liberty 25-16, 25-21: York-14 kills, one block, five digs; Brown-15 assists, six digs, five aces; Cox-six digs, two aces.

 
 

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