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Auburn Mountainview snags sub-district title, readies for districts | Volleyball

Kelsey Fausko, middle, and the Auburn Mountainview volleyball team are looking to make it to their sixth-straight Washington State 3A tourney in 2011. - Shawn Skager/Reporter
Kelsey Fausko, middle, and the Auburn Mountainview volleyball team are looking to make it to their sixth-straight Washington State 3A tourney in 2011.
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The seventh-ranked Auburn Mountainview volleyball team snagged a berth in this weekend’s West Central District III tournament by capturing the sub-district title last weekend.

The Lions (14-3 overall) defeated Hazen (8-7) 3-0) behind scores of 25-15, 25-9, 25-19 and Enumclaw (9-7), 3-1, 25-16, 25-7, 14-25, 25-8, to earn a spot in the 3A title match against Peninsula (7-9).

In the championship match, the Lions defeated the Tides 26-24, 25-17, 25-14, with junior setter Sam Odren leading the way with 27 assists and 14 digs.

Junior Alexia Elliott-Free added 12 digs and senior Kelsey Fausko had eight kills.

Senior Caitlin Carr and sophomore Molly Cichosz added seven kills apiece.

Auburn Mountainview will take on the winner of the first round Kennedy versus Hudson Bay match at 6 p.m. Friday at Auburn Mountainview High School. The meet continues Saturday.

ELSEWHERE: In 4A action, the Auburn Riverside girls fell 3-0 to Rogers at the South Puget Sound League 4A sub-district tourney at Beamer High School last Saturday. Game scores were 25-21, 25-18, 25-14. The Ravens (6-8) play Heritage (5-9) in a playoff for a chance to face No. 5 Puyallup (13-2) in the first round of the West Central District III/Southwest District 4 volleyball tourney. The match is Saturday at Kentwood High School.

 

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