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KLAMATH FALLS — Prospect became the first Mountain Valley League volleyball team to win a set off unbeaten Hosanna Christian, but it wasn't enough to stop the Lions from claiming the league championship with a 25-19, 21-25, 25-14, 26-24 victory Friday.
"This was a great match," said Prospect coach Shelli Lass. "It was really good volleyball."
Hosanna, which is 20-3 overall and 14-0 in league, goes into next week's district tournament as the top seed. Prospect is No. 2 with records of 16-4 and 12-2. The top three teams advance to state from district, which is next Saturday at Paisley.
For Prospect, Heather Lass registered nine kills, 29 assists and four blocks.
Halee Hedgpeth added six kills and Taylor Bernhardt five blocks.
Alee Pinkerton and Lass each served five aces.
GILCHRIST 3, BUTTE FALLS 1 — At Butte Falls, senior outside hitter Tamika Funk had a productive all-around match but Butte Falls finished the season on a losing note, 34-32, 25-20, 21-25, 25-18.
Funk led the Loggers (2-15, 1-13 MVL) with six kills, six digs and five aces. Senior setter Jolie Hobbs added eight assists, four digs, four kills and four aces, while junior outside Brandi O'Keefe pounded five kills to go with two digs and two aces.