Anchorage high school volleyball for Saturday, Sept. 7

Dimond 3, Bartlett 0

Leah Swiss turned in a big game to lead Dimond to a sweep of Bartlett on Saturday, racking up 17 kills, 14 digs and six aces in the 25-15, 25-12, 25-15 Cook Inlet Conference victory.

The Lynx served 18 aces, with eight of them coming from Jenna Mixson, who also tallied 12 assists. Chrisalyn Johnson added eight kills and six digs, Allie McDonald handed out 17 assists, Heidi Andrus provided 12 digs and Talya Edwards chipped in six kills.

Savannah Sahara led Bartlett with four kills and two blocks. Fia Manu and Noya Fiame each added three kills, with Fiame also contributing a block.

Service 3, East 2

Service escaped with a five-set Cook Inlet Conference volleyball victory Saturday against visiting East. The Cougars prevailed 25-14, 25-18, 13-25, 23-25, 16-14, with Tayleigh Talmadge providing the winning kill on a big hit from the outside.

Talmadge finished with 11 kills and 14 digs and Morgan Christy slammed 14 kills to go with five blocks. Megan Christy dished 16 assists and Cydney Clark recorded 15 assists.

Faith Carpenter led East with seven kills and two blocks. Jackie Osequeda added five kills and Jaya Bannardie produced 15 digs.

West 3, Chugiak 1

Ashlee Tua served a school-record 11 aces Saturday in West's four-set CIC volleyball victory over Chugiak.

Spearheaded by Anne Vollertsen's 43 assists, the Eagles enjoyed a balanced attack in their 25-18, 25-20, 14-25, 25-21 win. Rita Dexter ripped 18 kills, Rebecca Jones had 14 and Tua added eight.

Natalie Stark's five kills and four blocks led Chugiak.

Grace claims crown

Grace Christian captured the team title in the Seward North-South volleyball tournament Saturday in Seward.

Heather Green piled up 17 kills, nine digs and three aces in the Grizzlies' 25-23, 25-18 win over Seward in the championship match. Giving Grace a boost defensively were Kinley Hickok with nine blocks and Adrienne Hall with 10 digs.

Homer defeated Houston in the third-place match.

In other Class 3A action, Anchorage Christian downed Cordova in three sets.

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