West Valley wins first meeting with Lathrop

FAIRBANKS-Also last night there was high school volleyball at West Valley. The first meeting of two cross town rivals the Malemutes and Wolfpack.

West Valley attacked from all sides. The former Malemute Ruthie Hebard had two kills and two blocks in the opening set. She finished with seven denials.West Valley went on a run and led by as much as 10 and win the first set 25-13.

Lathrop came back in the second set but fell by just three points. Song Ebbesen had 11 assists for Lathrop and Nadine Velasco had three kills.

The Wolfpack had 10 aces. Three from Nora Troppman and Tori Howdeshell. Three players had at least five kills led by Stella Knox's six. West Valley would sweep Lathrop 25-22 and 25-10.

West Valley is now 3-1 and 2-0 in the MAC. Lathrop falls to 1-3 on the year and 0-1 in the MAC.