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PROSPECT — Taylor Bernhardt had eight kills and Alee Pinkerton was 20-for-20 from the service line with four aces to lead Prospect's volleyball team to a 25-11, 25-8, 25-15 victory over Trinity Lutheran on Saturday.
The win allowed the Cougars to rebound from a tough loss to first-place Hosanna Christian on Friday and kept Prospect (14-3) second in the Mountain Valley League at 11-3.
Heather Lass added 17 assists and six kills, with Taylor Reynolds and Morgan Thompson also netting six kills for the Cougars.
BUTTE FALLS 3, PAISLEY 0 — At Butte Falls, junior middle Tamika Funk had seven kills and six aces and senior outside hitter Mariah Moore added 10 kills to lead Butte Falls to a 25-13, 25-16, 25-22 victory.
The Loggers (11-7, 10-4 MVL) secured a third-place spot in the Mountain Valley League heading into the district tournament next Saturday at North Lake.
Allie Givens added six aces, including one to clinch the first game after Funk had service runs of five and three points.
Setter Joli Hobbs had 20 assists and joined Kaylee Dearmore with key service runs in the third game.
CAMAS VALLEY 72, BUTTE FALLS 0 — At Butte Falls, Camas Valley did the bulk of its scoring in the first half to improve to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in District 2 play.
The Hornets used a diverse running attack to ease past the overmatched Loggers (2-5, 1-4 Dist. 2), who struggled to move the ball on offense.
MEDFORD TEAMS FALL — At Eugene, the Medford boys and girls teams each lost two games Saturday at Amazon Pool.
The boys were beaten 16-6 by South Eugene and 17-9 by Sheldon. The girls fell to the same two teams, 18-2 and 17-3, respectively.
Reid Gibson scored seven goals in the two boys games for Medford, and Calvin Buchholz added five. Goaltender Geoffrey Pine made 12 saves.
For the girls, Jenna Cooper had three goals for Medford, including two in the first game. Goalie Ann Walker had 22 saves.