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Oakesdale Nighthawks top Liberty in season-opener

SPANGLE – The two-time defending state champion Nighthawks won their season-opening, nonconference volleyball game, 3-2, Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Liberty High School.

Liberty (0-1) took the first and fourth sets, 25-21 and 27-25, respectively. Oakesdale (1-0) won the second, third and fifth sets, 28-26, 25-18 and 15-7 for the victory.

“I was really proud of how we worked together as a team to persevere,” said Oakesdale head coach McKinzie Turner.

Liberty is a Class 2B team; Oakesdale is a 1B team.

Samantha Holling, Brieyn Henley and Lucy Hockett led Oakesdale at the line, each serving four aces. A...


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