Weekly sports briefs: Volleyball, football celebrate wins, cross country to host meet

Volleyball wins in three sets on Senior Night

South Whidbey’s volleyball team defeated Sultan 3-0 on Monday night. The Falcons closed out the regular season 8-6 overall and 6-6 in the Cascade Conference.

Senior Kacie Hanson led the Falcons with 11 kills, six aces and four digs. Megan Drake, another senior, finished with five kills and two aces.

The Falcons honored Hanson, Drake and fellow seniors Sarah Hodson, Aria Ludtke and Emily Turpin prior to the match for being senior and the contributions they made to the team.

The Falcons play Nooksack Valley in the first round of the Class 1A District 1 tournament today at 5 p.m. at King’s High School.

The Pioneers are 2-12 overall and 2-11 in the Northwest Conference.

Cross country to host large postseason meet

The Northwest Class 1B-4A District Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday afternoon at South Whidbey High School.

Teams from 1B/2B, 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A classifications will compete in the 5,000-meter meet.

Runners who place in the top 20 earn berths to the 1A WIAA Cross Country State Championships to be held on Nov. 5 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.

The 5,000-meter 1A race, which South Whidbey competes in, is slated to begin at 2:30 p.m.

South Whidbey’s boys team finished second in the Cascade Conference Championships on Oct. 24.

Sophomore Callahan Yale led the Falcon boys with a sixth-place finish.

Falcon senior Sophia Morgan led the girls by finishing fourth overall.

Football fall to Granite Falls, host CPC on Friday

South Whidbey football lost to Granite Falls on 47-6 on Oct. 21, dropping its record 0-8 overall and 0-5 in league.

The Falcons host Cedar Park Christian at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.

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