Husky spikers power way to state finals before falling to Valley Catholic


November 13, 2019

HUSKIES Savannah Hutchins, center, and Jamie Seward, right, go up to block a shot by Valley Catholic's Naima Foster in the state volleyball tournament final game. FOR MORE PHOTOS, visit our photo gallery:

Sweet Home's volleyball players finished second in the state 4A championship tournament after sweeping Hidden Valley and Philomath Friday to reach the state final Saturday for the first time in 27 years.

Valley Catholic defeated the Huskies 25-23, 25-23 and 25-13 to win the championship, held at Forest Grove High School.

"They were disappointed," said Coach Mary Hutchins of her players. "They're such competitors. Give it some time, I know they will find the pride we have for them. It was really hard getting to that game in the first place."

And the Huskies did it in just this team's secon...

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