Seward leads peninsula at Grizzly Invite

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:59pm
  • Sports

The Seward volleyball team led the Kenai Peninsula by finishing fourth in the Platinum Bracket in the Grizzly Invitational in Anchorage.

In Friday’s pool play, Bartlett won Pool A at 7-0 while Wasilla won Pool B at 7-0. In Pool A, Nikiski was 4-3, Homer was 2-5 and Kenai was 1-6. In Pool B, Seward was 5-2.

Seward moved into the Platinum Bracket on Saturday and finished fourth in that bracket. Seward started with a 25-14 and 25-22 loss to Palmer, but then came back to beat Valdez 25-20, 8-25 and 7-3. Seward then lost to Mt. Edgecumbe 25-21, 24-19 and 5-2.

Nikiski took second in the gold bracket. The Bulldogs started by topping Monroe Catholic 25-12 and 25-23. Nikiski then lost to Kotzebue 25-21 and 25-22. Nikiski defeated Homer 25-18 and 25-9 before falling to Kotzebue 18-25, 25-23 and 15-11.

Homer was third in the gold bracket. The Mariners started by losing to Monroe Catholic 25-23 and 19-16, but then scored a big win over Grace Christian 22-25, 25-21 and 5-2. Homer then topped Houston 25-22 and 25-14 before losing to Nikiski 25-18 and 25-9.

Kenai took second in the silver bracket. The Kards started the day by defeating Anchorage Christian Schools 25-19, 23-20 and 5-3, then lost to Sitka 25-15 and 25-17.

Kenai then defeated ACS again 25-16 and 25-21 before falling to Sitka 25-21 and 25-15.

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