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Mica, Salpointe, CatFoot In Playoffs

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The high school volleyball playoffs have arrived, and three local teams with Speed School athletes have qualified for the state tournament. Catalina Foothills (Molly Brunell, Tori Staples, Delaney Reuter), ranked #11 in 5A, won their play-in game to qualify for the tournament, although the Falcons lost a tough first-round matchup … Read More

Salpointe Wins Lancer Classic; Haggard Named All-Tournament

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In a battle of Speed School athletes on opposing sides of the court, the Salpointe girls volleyball team won the Lancer Classic over the weekend, going 6-0 over two days to take the tournament win. The championship match featured Speed School athletes from both Salpointe (Iris Wheeler, Megan Muehlebach, Chloe … Read More

Salpointe v. Cienega In Battle of Powerhouses

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Traditional Southern Arizona volleyball powerhouses Salpointe and Cienega squared off this week in an early-season battle between the schools. Salpointe ultimately prevailed in a 3-0 win that was quite a bit closer than the score may have suggested. As reported by Andy Morales of AllSportsTucson, the Lancers won the first … Read More

Lowther, Cactus 2nd At Nationals

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Desert Speed School athlete Leila Lowther and her 17U Club Cactus teammates recently took home a silver medal at the USA Volleyball National Championships, finishing 2nd in the Patriot Division. The Tucson-based team defeated the #5, #4, and #1-ranked teams en route to the championship match.

Volleyball All-Stars: 8 Players Recognized

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Eight Desert Speed School athletes were recognized as volleyball All-Stars following the fall season. The list is highlighted by Tanque Verde’s Jasmin Joseph and Hannah Haggard along with Salpointe libero Gabriella Monge – who each won Region and/or Division Player of the Year honors. Players recognized include: Jasmin Joseph, Tanque Verde – AZPreps365 … Read More

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