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Devils volleyball dumps Palisade in four

Dominique Taylor/Vail DailyEagle Valley's Becka VanVoorst sets the ball as Palisade's Chelsea Wells prepares for the spike Tuesday during their game at Eagle Valley in Gypsum. Eagle Valley finished a perfect 78-0 first half of league play by downing the Bulldogs in four games.
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GYPSUM – A 7-0 record to start league play certainly beats the many alternatives, but Eagle Valley isn’t making reserva-tions for postseason play yet.

The Devils finished off a perfect first half in the 4A Slope with a 25-21, 25-9, 23-25, 25-15 win against Palisade Tuesday, but they know that the second time through the league will be very difficult.

“We’re happy with where we are, but we’re not content with where we are either,” Devils coach Shawn Weatherred said. “We still have a lot of work to do to end up where we want to be. I expect that everybody knows more about every-body and will make adjustments. They’ll definitely be look-ing for us in the second half.”



One of the things Weatherred wants his squad to do is adjust as well. Toward that end, he moved Lauren Shreeve from right-side hitter to middle block for the first two games of Tuesday match and she did well in her new role.

Shreeve had six kills, while Alex Lassa led the team with 15. Shelby Wright had eight digs, while Jamie Bair ended the evening with four blocks.



Eagle Valley starts the second half Saturday with a western swing through Delta and Palisade.


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