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By Jaryd Cline
Sports Editor 

U14 Gold Vball team 3rd in Walla Walla


Angela Erland and Beth Schroder

HUDDLE: Goldendale U14 Gold head coach Jennifer Mitchell, left, instructs her team during a break in the action at the Sweet Onion Tournament over the weekend at Walla Walla High School. The U14 Gold team returns to action this weekend across the river for a 16-team tournament in Oregon.

Shortly after winning the Gorge League Tournament in Hood River a few weeks ago, the Goldendale U14 Gold team had another strong performance last weekend in Walla Walla, finishing third place in the 16-team Sweet Onion Tournament despite some of its players nursing injuries and illnesses.

Entering the tournament as the No. 2 seed, Goldendale went undefeated in pool play, knocking off many of the top teams in the tournament before entering bracket play.

The team advanced to the semifinals in the winner's bracket before falling in a tough three-set match to the Eastern Heat. It was the U14s only loss of the tournament, dropping a close third set 15-13.

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