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SH downs Woodburn, Warriors to stay unbeaten in volleyball


September 18, 2019

ALLISON MINER punches the ball over Woodburn defenders as Shelbey Nichol watches.

Sweet Home's volleyball team raised its season record to 6-0, and retained its No. 1 state ranking, opening the league schedule last week with wins at home over Woodburn on Tuesday (25-9, 25-14, 25-10) and at No. 4 Philomath Thursday (25-18, 25-17, 25-9).

The Huskies pulled heavily from the bench against Woodburn.

"We just gave people opportunities to play in different lineups and work on some different positions," Head Coach Mary Hutchins said.

The Bulldogs held a brief one-point lead in the second game, but Sweet Home pulled away for a decisive win.

Though the scores may not indicate i...

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