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Page 20 ,POIT. 1 e. "r. - October 24, 2012 Volleyball team victorious over Junction City Sweet Home's volleyball team winds down its season this week with a final match at No. 3 Elmira on Tuesday. That comes after a 3-2 win for the Huskies over Junction City and a 3-1 loss to Cottage Grove. Against Junction City on Tues- day, Oct. 16. the Huskies were hot and cold, winning the first game handily, 25-16, then leuing the Ti- gers back into the match in a 25-9 loss in the second. Junction City took a 2-1 lead in the match with a 25-22 win in the third game before the Huskies rallied with 25-20 and 17-15 wins in the final games. Senior Megan Graville led the team with 10 kills and sophomore Jordan Miller finished with nine Jordan Miller blocks a Junction City spike with help from Sam Ashlock. kills and six blocks, with some as- "It sistance at the net from Harlee was a good win. It's kind of the Lions came back to win the next Brendle. nice to see the girls battle, to really two games 25-12, 25-13. "We had talked in practice push al the way to the end." "ffthe girls had wanted to, they about blocking be our first line of At Cottage Grove on Thursday, could have won that match," Meier defense and it was nice to see Jor- Oct. 18, Sweet Home won a game said. "Cottage Grove was strug- dan and Harlee get some blocks," for the first time against the Lions in gling. It was great to get that win in Coach Alicia Meier said. league action, but it wasn't enough, the second game." Photos by Sean C. Morgan "That helped a lot. Junction The Huskies rallied again af- Graville finished with six kills Megan Graville digs out a ball in the back row against Junc- City had improved since the last ter being blown out 25-7 in the first and Miller had three to lead the tion City as Amanda Hubbard watches. To see more great time they played us. game, taking the second 25-20. But team. Husky volleyball action, visit the photo gallery at sweethomenews.com. Girls soccer team can't get off00mse going in losses The Sweet Home girls soccer After Junction City's score, the have a shot at playoffs. team lost 4-0 at home against team cooled down and didn't seem "We will see how that is going Junction City Monday evening, to play as hard, Santana said. "We to work out," Santana said. "It's a The Huskies started out looked all right. It's just a young young team, still competitive. We competitive, but momentum team." fight them and give them heck, but swung Junction City's way about Add to that Junction City's it's just a young team, a building 20 minutes into the game when the physical game, Santana said. year for us." Tigers scored their first goal. The previous week had been And that's a little hard on the "When you have a young rough as the Huskies lost 2-0 to seniors, he said. team, you never know what you're Elmira on the road Oct. 18 and 5-0 Senior night was Monday, going to get," said Coach Ramiro to Cottage Grove at home on Oct. and he praised the veterans' Santana of his players. 16. performance this season. Sabrina "They played well, but our Had the Huskies defeated Davis and Alana Long have both shooting has been pretty poor this Elmira, they probably would played four years, while Demi year. You can be competitive on the have had an automatic spot in the Stratman played three, with a little field, but when it comes to you and playoffs, Santana said. Now, the varsity time last year. Sandeep you don't shoot, you don't score Huskies have to get a win or at Grewal played her first year of and end up losing." least tie at Sisters on Wednesday to soccer this season. II Soccer From page 17 can't score, he asks why not keep scoring more goals and avoid trying "not to lose" the game. Ole Olsen scored the first goal, and Nene Mauer knocked it in on a header in the box. Elmira scored the game-tying goal about midway through the second half, Regrutto said, but "we definitely had our chances." Elmira scored a goal five minutes into overtime and sealed the win. Regrutto pulled all the team up in an all-out attack to try to get a comer kick in, but it didn't go, allowing Elmira a chance to score one more goal before the clock ran out. "When we were down, the kids went all out," Regrutto said. "We had our chances to tie the game back up." They showed their desire and commitment, and it was just unfortunate it didn't go their way this time, he said. The Huskies also lost to Cottage Grove 4-0 on the road on Oct. 16, The junior varsity defeated Junction City 2-1 and Cottage Grove 1-0. Elmira did not have junior varsity team. "They've done tremendously well," Regrutto said of the JV. Ole Olsen takes control of the ball and heads up the field with it during a tight game against Elmira. Photos by Sean C. Morgan Katy Curry gets tangled up with a Cottage Grove opponent as she passes the ball. To see more great Husky soccer action, visit the photo gallery at sweethomenews.com. Katie Virtue dribbles' the ball up the field against Cottage Grove.