Mustangs 3rd at West Spiketacular tourney

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 21:58
  • Chugiak’s Claire Schimmack sets the ball during a match against Wasilla at the West Spiketacular volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at West High. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth)

Chugiak finished tied for third at the 20-team West Spiketacular volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16 at West High in Anchorage.

The Mustangs were one of two teams to go 8-0 in pool play to earn the top seed in Saturday’s Gold Bracket tournament. There, the Mustangs defeated West Valley 2-1 in the quarterfinals before falling to eventual champion West 2-0 in the semis.

Eagle River went 3-5 in bracket play Friday and Saturday to earn a first-round bye in the second-tier Silver Bracket, where they fell 2-1 to Kodiak in the quarterfinals to finish tied for fifth in the bracket.

Chugiak and Eagle River will face each other on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7:15 p.m. at Eagle River High.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, Sept. 19

West at Chugiak, 7:15 p.m.

Eagle River at Dimond, 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Chugiak at Eagle River, 7:15 p.m.

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