Kenai netters tie for 7th at Dimond-Service

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016 11:58pm
  • Sports

The Kenai Central volleyball team finished seventh in the Gold Bracket of the Dimond-Service Tournament on Saturday in Anchorage.

The Kardinals started off in the Gold Bracket by losing 25-12 and 25-10 to Dimond. Kenai then lost 25-19 and 25-23 to Chugiak.

Nikiski finished tied for third in the consolation portion of the Silver Bracket. The Bulldogs lost to Ketchikan 25-23 and 25-20, then lost 25-18, 19-25 and 15-8 to Thunder Mountain.

Homer was third in the consolation portion of the Bronze Bracket. The Mariners lost 25-20 and 25-23 to Eagle River and 25-14 and 25-15 to Grace Christian.

The teams were placed in Saturday’s championship brackets based on Friday pool play.

Nikiski finished 4-4 in Pool A, losing to Dimond 25-13 and 25-9, topping Eagle River 25-16 and 25-17, topping Thunder Mountain 25-12 and 25-16, and losing to Lathrop 25-19 and 25-22.

Kenai finished 5-3 in Pool C. The Kards topped Service 25-10 and 25-17, split with Ketchikan 20-25 and 25-19, split with Kenai 25-21 and 8-25, and split with Kodiak 23-25 and 25-18.

Homer was 0-8 in Pool D. The Mariners lost to West Valley 25-13 and 25-7, lost to Juneau 25-12 and 25-20, lost to Colony 25-19 and 25-20, and lost to Chugiak 25-18 and 25-6.

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