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  • Prep volleyball roundup: Alaiwat sparks Trojans past rival Falcons

  • The St. Mary’s volleyball team defeated rival Van Horn to clinch second place in the Crossroads Conference.

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  • The St. Mary’s volleyball team defeated rival Van Horn to clinch second place in the Crossroads Conference.
    The visiting Trojans held off the Falcons 25-20, 25-20 Thursday night.
    “The first game we came out strong,” St. Mary’s coach Krista Daniels said. “In the second game we were down 10-7 and Arielle Alaiwat served 13 points in a row to give us the lead for good. We kept our composure and finished off the match.”
    And the Trojans improved to 10-10-2 overall and finished second in the conference at 7-1.
    The Trojans posted a 25-11, 25-16 junior varsity victory.
    Van Horn and the Trojans participate in the conference tournament Saturday at Maranatha Academy.
    OAK PARK 25-25, WILLIAM CHRISMAN 18-14: Oak Park clinched at least a tie for the Suburban Middle Seven Conference title with a win over the visiting Bears (12-11, 6-5).
    PARK HILL SOUTH 25-25, LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 20-20: A solid Park Hill South team pinned a nonconference home loss on Lee’s Summit North (18-7-1).
    North prevailed in three games in the junior varsity match.
    PLEASANT HILL 27-25, GRAIN VALLEY 25-17: Pleasant Hill remained undefeated in the Missouri River Valley Conference West with the victory. The Eagles (13-9, 6-2) would have tied for first place with the victory.
    “We had our chances,” Grain Valley coach Keri Peterson said. “In the first game we didn’t finish. It was a good match. We played well.”
    Megan Epping had seven kills and Tori Squires posted 19 digs to pace the Eagles.
    Pleasant Hill also took the junior varsity match 29-27, 25-20.
     
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