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College volleyball: Community Colleges of Spokane withstands big challenge, preserves unbeaten record

From staff reports

Joelle Mahowald, Alisha Straw and McKenna Russell combined for 41 kills Saturday and Community Colleges of Spokane kept its perfect volleyball record intact by holding off Blue Mountain 25-27, 25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 15-10 at Spokane Falls CC.

Lindsey Russell added 45 assists, 11 digs and four aces for the Sasquatch (22-0, 3-0 Northwest Athletic Conference).

Demary Sugg led four Sasquatch in double-figure digs with 14.

Mariah Moulton and Faith McQueen had 15 kills apiece for the Timberwolves (16-5, 3-1), who had held off North Idaho 3-2 on Friday for their sixth consecutive win.

  • Taylor Muff and Kortney Lockey finished with 11 kills apiece to guide Northern Colorado (5-6, 1-1 Big Sky) to a 3-0 sweep over Eastern Washington (8-6, 0-2) in Greeley, Colorado. Alexandra Espinosa had nine kills, Samantha Boever 19 assists and Puaoolelagi Sao 15 digs for the Eagles, who hit just .053.
  • Jessica Schmautz had a match-high 16 kills and hit .429 while leading Whitworth (10-4, 4-0 Northwest Conference) to a 3-0 sweep of host Pacific (8-5, 2-2) in Forest Grove, Oregon. Iris Tikhonov added eight blocks, Erin White 33 assists and Addy Woolery 15 digs for the Pirates.
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