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Allison Sandman | Johnson Publications

Alexa Sandman (14) led Wauneta-Palisade with 28 digs in its loss to Southwest.

WP falls to Southwest, busy week of games ahead

The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team dropped a tough, five-set match Sept. 15 at Southwest.
    The Roughriders (7-5) took the first set 20-25. WP led 18-17, but Southwest closed out the set on  2-8 run. WP bounced back in the second set. After holding a 6-2 lead, WP found itself trailing 7-9. The Lady Broncos came back to tie the game at 18 and won the set.  WP erased a 3-7 deficit in the third set to take a 25-22 win. The fourth set, a 14-25 loss for WP, was all about the Roughriders. The Lady Broncos trailed 5-10 in the final set, before storming back to tie the game at 14. The game was tied at 17 before Southwest scored the final two points for a 17-19 win.
    WP Head Coach Terra Higgins said it was an exciting game. “Both teams played extremely hard and gave 110%,” Higgins said. “I was extremely proud of our girls to turn around and win sets two and three after dropping a close match in set one.”

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