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Christian Marshall returned to running back after being injured in a season-opening loss and will carry a streak of five consecutive games with at least 100 rushing yards into Friday’s Class 4A Sunset Region semifinal against top-ranked Bishop Gorman.
Great players rise to the occasion in heightened situations.
Led by freshman Arien Fafard, the Northwest League’s second-seeded Panthers (21-15) stormed back after dropping the first two sets to knock off Sierra Vista, 18-25, 22-25, 25-16, 25-18, 15-7.
Sydney Washington had 18 kills and two blocks to lead Faith Lutheran to a 25-20, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14 road victory over Legacy on Thursday evening.
Palo Verde beat Faith Lutheran 25-17, 25-23, 25-20, 25-18 for sole possession of second place in the Northwest League.
Nikki Riggs supplied 10 assists and seven aces to lead Western’s girls volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-13, 18-25, 25-19 home victory over Sunrise Mountain on Wednesday.
Destiny Favela’s 10 aces, two kills and three blocks led the way in the Sunrise Mountain girls volleyball team’s home victory Monday over Desert Pines, 25-22, 25-27, 17-25, 25-14, 15-11.
Naomi Harris had 23 kills and eight digs Monday as Durango’s girls volleyball team outlasted host Sierra Vista, 21-25, 25-22, 25-27, 25-19, 19-17.
Myah Maxwell finished with 28 kills, 19 digs and three blocks, and Legacy’s girls volleyball team outlasted visiting Palo Verde 28-26, 22-25, 25-27, 25-21, 16-14 on Thursday.