JDHS takes third place

Crimson Bears fall to Cordova at Anchorage tourney

Posted: Monday, October 22, 2007

The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team took third place in the Silver Bracket of the Service/Dimond Tournament on Saturday in Anchorage.

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Defending state champs South Anchorage won the overall championship.

The Crimson Bears beat East twice and Skyview but fell to defending small-school state champs Cordova twice in Saturday's bracket play.

JDHS took third after falling to Cordova 25-22, 16-25, 15-13 on Saturday.

Nicole Fenumiai paced the team with nine kills and three aces. Kristie Ely had eight kills and four blocks while Kristin Pratt added five kills in the loss. Carly Lehnhart posted a team-high 17 digs for JDHS.

Earlier Saturday, JDHS defeated Skyview 25-18, 19-25, 15-9 as Amanda Leamer and Hailey Summers had two aces each. Lehnhart had 14 digs while Summers added eight digs.

Leamer, Gloria Lumba, Cortney Wagner and Krista Barril had three digs each in the win.

Pratt, Fenumiai and Ely had nine kills each in a 25-23, 16-25, 15-12 win over East. In Juneau's 24-25, 25-12, 16-14 win over the Thunderbirds, Wagner posted a team-high five kills while Ely slammed down 11 kills.

In Juneau's first match against Cordova, the Bears fell 25-13, 25-22, 15-5. Lehnhart had 17 digs while Lehnhart posted 11 digs. Susy Hurtte added two digs in the loss.

Kassi Allred and Rachel Peyton recorded two kills each for JDHS.

On Friday, Juneau took two games from Skyview and Seward, split with Eagle River and dropped a pair of games to South Anchorage.

JDHS beat Skyview 26-24, 25-23 and Seward 25-18, 25-7. Against Eagle River, the Bears lost 25-20 and won 25-23. JDHS fell to South Anchorage 25-18, 25-12.

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