Juneau-Douglas improved to 3-0 on the year after laboring through a 3-1 win over visiting 3A Mt. Edgecumbe on Thursday in Juneau.
The Crimson Bears dropped the first game before coming on to win the match, 22-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-23.
JDHS actually led by as many as six points twice in the first set and held a four-point, 20-16 advantage after Carly Gunnerson and Gracie Meiners combined on a block, but faltered down the stretch.
Leading 22-19, the Braves scored the final six points, with three hitting errors against the Bears, to take an early 1-0 lead.