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Volleyball girls stop off in Juneau before competing in Sitka


The Viking girls make a quick stop in Juneau for games Wednesday before heading to Sitka and came up short.

The junior varsity lost to Juneau-Douglas three games to one and varsity lost two games to three and two games to none.

The girls fared better as they made their way to Sitka. The junior varsity lost three games to two Thursday and three games to one Friday.

The varsity girls played North Pole Thursday and lost two games to four and two games to one. They also played Sitka Thursday and lost two games to five and two games to one.

The Vikings came up better Friday winning against North Pole five games to three and two games to one and they also won against Sitka five games to four and three games to one.

“I am happy with the way the girls played this past weekend,” Head Coach and Athletic Director Jaime Cabral said. “It was nice to have the girls get seven games in six days for the varsity, and the younger girls got six games in six days.”

For the junior varsity, Kyla Willis scored 13 aces and 13 digs for the weekend with Adanna Kvernivik getting three and a half blocks. Ruby Brock racked up 19 assists with Josie Prus bringing in nine kills and Kvernvik getting five kills.

On the varsity side, Jael Swanson scored aces with eight, Emma Engell had six, Kayley Thorsen had five and Patricia Jackson had four. Swanson also came up with 17 digs and 21 kills for the weekend. Lauren Bryner with 16 and Courtney Neidiffer with 14 also scored digs. Blocks were made by Krissa Davis with one and a half, Thorsen with two and a half and Sam Marifern with one and a half.

Emma Engell scored 34 offensive assists and kills were scored by Thorsen with 22, Bryner with 14, Marifern with eight and Davis bringing in four.

“The varsity girls played amazing Friday night against North Pole and Sitka,” Cabral said. “You could definitely tell the travelling took a little toll on the girls, but we have never used that as an excuse.”

Cabral also explained that it was nice to get wins on the road and see the success.

“We are looking forward to hosting Mt. Edgecumbe this weekend,” he said. “It should be a great battle.”


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