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PHOENIX — Phoenix started fast and never let up in a straight-set victory against Skyline Conference volleyball foe Henley Tuesday.
The Pirates registered their seventh victory in eight league matches with a 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 home win.
"We had control of the whole match and played at our tempo," said Phoenix coach Shonda Bursk. "We were aggressive with our serving and hit the seams. They couldn't get a good pass."
The Pirates (14-4, 7-1 Sky) served at 89 percent, with eight aces.
Junior setter Ashlyn Flynn paced Phoenix with 15-for-16 serving and four aces.
Haleigh Wagman, a freshman outside, sparked the Pirates' front line with 10 kills and junior middle Baylee Toney added five.
"(Wagman) is super smart and doesn't make many errors at all," said Bursk. "She puts the ball where it needs to be."
Delanie Tally, a senior setter, provided 13 assists and libero Bailee Tally had 12 digs.
NORTH VALLEY 3, KLAMATH UNION 1 — At Merlin, Karley Hook deposited 21 kills and Kenzie Schmoll produced 27 digs as North Valley won 25-13, 25-19, 23-25, 25-12.
The Knights (5-10, 3-5 Sky) received 21 assists and 11 aces from Lacey Lacrosse.
Klamath Union dropped to 1-13, 1-7.