FAIRBANKS-Last night the Hutchison Hawks faced themselves in a sense. They played the Galena Hawks. Hutchison's Hawks were a bit more lethal sweeping Galena 25-6, 25-8, 25-6.
Hutchison rested three varsity starters as backups and JV players got playing time. Junior Mikayla Heyrend led the way going seven for seven and added three solo blocks. Junior and team captain Caroline Everts had eight aces.
Hutchison is 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the Aurora conference. Their only loss has been to the undefeated Rams.
Monroe plays Delta tonight at 6 p.m. and Hutch will host Valdez on Friday at 6 p.m. as well.