1B VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Wellpinit picks up first victory of the year, Northport sweeps Republic

(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)

Ford serves her team to victory…

Wellpinit defeated Harrington in 1B volleyball action to pick up their first victory of the season. Wellpinit won in four sets, 25-12, 20-25, 25-9, 25-16 behind ten aces by Ivory Ford. Amelia Seyler also notched four kills in the victory.

The south Stevens County school had downed Harrington twice last year in league play.

They will host Odessa on Saturday at 12 p.m.

Olivia Corcoran sets the ball for Northport. (Northport Mustangs Volleyball Facebook)

Mustangs improve to 3-1, sweep Republic…

Northport has won three straight volleyball matches, taking out Republic last night in NE 1B action. Led by Mackenzie Malcom’s seven digs and four kills, Northport was able to pick up three straight set wins by scores of 25-23, 25-19, 25-17.

Eliza Stark also added four kills to the Lady Mustangs’ efforts, while Belle Stark issued six aces and two blocks against Republic.

Republic was led by Reese Rickabaugh’s 17 assists. The Tigers fell to 1-1 on the year.

Northport will host Cusick this Friday.