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 Eagle River had no trouble with visiting Kenai Central, rolling to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-21) victory.

Gabbi Lecates led Eagle River with 10 kills and six assists, and Morgen Wohrle led the team with eight digs.

 Chugiak’s bid for a tournament championship fell just short over the weekend, as the Mustangs finished runner-up to South at the West

Spiketacular Sept. 23 and 24 at West High.

The Mustangs went 8-0 during Friday’s pool play, then ran off a 5-1 record in Saturday’s pool playoffs to earn a berth in the Gold championship bracket. There, they beat Colony in two sets to advance to the finals, where they fell 2-0 to the Wolverines.

Anna Matthews and Karlee Kavanaugh were named to the all-tournament team for Chugiak.

 Eagle River coach Katie Hulse said her team played its best match of the season Tuesday, Sept. 27 when the Wolves pulled out a five set (25-23,

14-25, 15-25, 25-22, 15-13) victory over Chugiak on Sept. 27 at Eagle River.

“We played great,” Hulse said.

The loss was Chugiak’s first conference defeat of the season.

Lexi Curtis led the way with nine kills for Eagle River (5-4), which also got 21 digs from Kelsey Reeves.

Both Eagle River and Chugiak continued their midseason surges last week as both improved to 6-4 with a pair of wins.

It took just one drive for Eagle River to put enough points on the board to defeat Service 7-0 in Cook Inlet Conference flag football play Friday, Sept. 23 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

Eagle River had almost an identical victory against South Anchorage on Sept. 20. The Wolves, who won 6-0, scored on their first drive when Skylar Metzel took a long reception in for a score. Neither team reached the end zone for the rest of the game.

Cross country coaches always want their runners peaking at the end of the season. Well, Chugiak High head coach Tina McPhetres should be thrilled.

Eagle River’s girls cross country team has made history.

You can’t keep a good team down.

Service continued its unbeaten streak in Cook Inlet Conference play with a 66-36 victory over Eagle River on Friday, Sept. 23 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

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