Kenai, SoHi, Homer all earn volleyball wins

The visiting Kenai Central volleyball team swept Seward on Friday in Southcentral Conference play to move to 1-2 in the league and 1-2 in nontournament play.

The Kards won by scores of 25-16, 25-5 and 25-13.

Kenai Central head coach Tracie Beck said getting a lot of game play at the West Spiketacular helped her team.

“During the tournament, we worked out a lot of details,” Beck said. “What I love to see is the growth of the girls.”

Bethany Morris had five aces for Kenai, while Jenna Streiff had three aces and Abby Every had three aces. Kailey Hamilton had eight assists.

Jaiden and Jenna Streiff each had eight digs, while Morris had five kills and Every, Baileigh Skorupa, Andie Galloway and Brooke Ashley had three kills apiece.

Soldotna 3, Seward 0

The Soldotna volleyball team rolled to a nonconference win Saturday over Seward, winning with game scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-16.

The win at home pushed SoHi’s unbeaten regular season record to 7-0 overall outside of tournament play.

SoHi senior Bailey Armstrong led the Stars with seven kills and also led in aces. SoHi coach Luke Baumer said he put senior hitter Ituau Tuisaula at the opposite hitter role, where she produced six kills.

“We used this game to kind of play around with a different lineup,” Baumer said. “We used some different options that we might explore later on.”

SoHi travels Tuesday to play Nikiski for a 5 p.m. match.

Homer 3, ACS 0

The Homer Mariners pulled off a weekend sweep of two Anchorage teams, finishing it Saturday with a 3-0 win over Anchorage Christian Schools.

Homer beat ACS with scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-13.

Marina Carroll and Laura Inama fueled the offense with eight kills apiece, and Carroll added 12 digs while Inama had six digs.

Kelli Bishop tallied six aces to go with 12 digs, 22 assists and four kills. Kitri Classen recorded 22 digs on defense for the Mariners.

Homer 3, Grace 0

The Mariners defeated the Grizzlies Friday at home with scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-11.

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