Saints, Huskies volleyball pick up wins on Saturday |

Saints, Huskies volleyball pick up wins on Saturday

Vail Christian's Ciara Heiden fires the ball back at Caprock Academy during their match on Saturday in Edwards. The Saints won in three games.
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EDWARDS — Vail Christian volleyball bounced back in fine fashion on Saturday, recovering from a three-set loss on Friday at West Grand to sweep Caprock Academy, 25-19, 25-13, 25-8, at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards.

Back-to-back games are a part of life in the 2A Slope, and the young Saints did nice job of putting West Grand in the rear-view mirror.

“I think they did really well,” Saints coach Sara Carlton said. “We had a slow start and had to start playing our game. He had some great plays and some good digs and came out a lot strong in the seconds and third sets.”

Marti Schmidt and Ciara Heiden led the attack, while Clara Cappel anchored the defense at libero.

Vail Christian (2-2 overall and 2-1 in the Slope) hosts Soroco at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Huskies sweep Rifle

RIFLE — And Battle Mountain volleyball broke into the win column on Saturday, sweeping Rifle, 25-10, 25-15, 25-12.

“Tonight was an opportunity for us to try to cut down on our unforced errors,” Huskies coach Jason Fitzgerald said. “That was a nice feeling for us. Rifle played well, but our serve was much more on point.”

Battle Mountain (1-2 overall and 1-1 in the 4A Slope) hosts Eagle Valley on Tuesday.

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