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Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012 11:58 pm | Updated: 11:23 am, Mon Jan 21, 2013.

FAIRBANKS — The Hutchison Hawks were all business in Wednesday’s Aurora Conference high school volleyball match against the Galena Hawks.

Hutchison let its serving game do much of the talking in posting a 25-11, 25-7, 25-6 triumph.

“Serving was just amazing,” Hutchison coach Linda Bode said. “The girls stuck to their business and got the job done.”

Yata Davis served 13 straight points to close out the first game. Caroline Everts served for 10 points in the second game and Davis added another seven.

Allyson Yingling registered eight kills to lead the Hutchison offensive attack.

“Galena has a smaller team, but they scrapped hard,” Bode said.

The victory improved Hutchison to 1-0 in conference play and 2-1 overall. Hutchison takes on the Monroe Catholic Rams next Tuesday.


The West Valley Wolfpack and Lathrop Malemutes registered Mid Alaska Conference high school tennis victories Thursday afternoon.

West Valley used a sweep of the girls singles events to defeat the Monroe Catholic Rams 5-2, while Lathrop won all seven points in its win against the Hutchison Hawks.

Dana Raugust and Karen Jorgenson won singles events and Katherine Sample and Lydia Kurberg won the doubles event to lead the way for West Valley.

Raugust posted a 6-1, 6-1 win over Jordyn Therriault, while Jorgenson notched a 6-0, 6-0 triumph over Morgan Withers. Sample and Kurberg beat Madison Marlow and Mary Foster 6-1, 6-0 in the girls doubles event.

Jared Lees won the No. 1 boys singles match 6-3, 6-1 against Monroe’s Sebastian Griffin and the mixed doubles team of Jeremy Weber and Nettie Larson posted a 6-2, 6-1 win against Kayla Rauenhorst and Nick Fleming to complete West Valley’s scoring.

Monroe’s Jacob Hebard defeated Harrison Alford 6-4, 6-5 (7-4) to win the No. 2 boys doubles match for the Rams. Monroe’s boys doubles team of Ryan Burke and Hunter Haman earned a 6-3, 6-2 win against David Sweigert and Josh Wells.

Lathrop scored a clean sweep of Hutchison.

In the boys singles matches, Alex Jordan defeated Austen Evans 6-0, 6-1 and Matthew James notched a 6-1, 6-1 win against Thomas Hart. The doubles team of James Kardash and Samuel Greenberg notched a 6-0, 7-5 win against Ben Leslie and Austin Head.

Rachel Jordan won the girls No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 against Stephania Kremer and Amber Lien downed Ashley Ermi 6-0,6-0 in the No. 2 match. In doubles, Nicole Rogers and Christine Frandsen notched a 6-1, 6-1 win against Ashley Stark and Anastasia Ante.

Lathrop’s Tort Toms and Kyle Hackett scored a 6-0,

6-0 win against Eric Giles and Sheyenne Martinez in the mixed doubles event.

Hutchison plays Eielson on Tuesday, while Monroe Catholic takes on North Pole.

Contact the News-Miner sports department at 459-7581.

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