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Volleyball Rams clinch league title

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Tamie Meck Delta County Independent
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Making quick work of Hotchkiss on the road, Roaring Fork clinched its second straight 3A Western Slope League volleyball title on Saturday.

The Rams beat the Bulldogs by game counts of 25-8, 25-15 and 25-14.

Landon Garvik belted 10 kills and Hattie Gianinetti finished with six as Roaring Fork improved to 16-1 overall and to 16-0 in league play. Savanna Phibbs finished with four aces and Ixchel Muniz had three.



“We absolutely wanted to wrap the league up,” Rams coach Carrie Shultz said. “Now we’re getting ready, preparing for two more matches. We would like to finish the league season 18-0.”

Roaring Fork defeated Gunnison on Friday, 25-15, 25-20, 25-18.



Garvik and Megan Gianinetti smacked 13 kills apiece to lead the way in that one.

Garvik also led the team with 15 digs. Niki Burns had 14. Setter Joey Clingan distributed 31 assists.

By virtue of their league title, the Rams will be hosting a district tournament on Oct. 30.

Before that, though, Roaring Fork will close out the regular season with matches at home against Coal Ridge on Thursday and at Cedaredge on Friday.

Grand Valley split a pair of weekend matches, topping Cedaredge in four on Saturday and losing to Basalt in four on Friday.

The Cardinals defeated the Bruins, 26-28, 25-19, 25-18, 25-21, and lost to the Longhorns, 25-14, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21.

Grand Valley, now 7-9 overall and 7-8 in the 3A WSL, will close out its regular season with three matches this week.

On Tuesday, the Cardinals will travel to Coal Ridge, followed by a Friday home date with Olathe and a Saturday trip to Hotchkiss.

Olathe defeated Coal Ridge, 21-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-22, on Friday.

The loss dropped the Titans to 8-8 overall and to 8-7 in the 3A WSL.


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