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By Andrew Christiansen

Battle heating up for positions in Gorge League


Andrew Christiansen

JUST GET IT OVER: There were plenty of moments when just getting the ball over the net was good enough in the match between Bickleton and Lyle-Wishram. Kiya Childers does the honors, above, but at times Childers also put some mustard on it with a team leading 11 kills on the night.

Last week’s volleyball matches in the Greater Columbia Gorge League made the standings a little more clear at the top and bottom while the middle of the league standings became muddy.

Bickleton hit the road with a win over Trout Lake in their pocket, but convincing losses to Lyle-Wishram, 3-1 and Klickitat, 3-0 put the skids to their ride. It wasn’t all rosy for Klickitat, either, as they dropped a tough 3-2 match at Trout Lake before rebounding with the home win over Bickleton.

Sunnyside Christian stands atop the league as the only undefeated team at 3-0 while Yakama Nation has yet to win at 0-4. The outcome of Tuesday’s matches wasn’t likely to add clarity to the situation. Trou...

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