Juneau-Douglas: Yadaat.at Kalé’s Addie Prussing spikes the ball against Craig at the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas: Yadaat.at Kalé’s Addie Prussing spikes the ball against Craig at the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau volleyball dominant to begin JIVE tourney

JDHS, TMHS are the teams to beat.

Juneau’s high school volleyball teams took 14 out of 16 sets over Southeast competition on the first day of the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza.

Thunder Mountain High School went 8-0 and Juneau-Douglas: Yadaat.at Kalé went 6-2 in round-round play Friday at JDHS. Each match in the round-robin portion of the tournament consists of two sets to 21 points, ending Saturday morning. The squads then play in a double-elimination tournament on Saturday afternoon and evening.

TMHS played Petersburg, Craig, Wrangell and Klawock Friday, winning by scores of 21-10, 21-7, 21-13, 21-14, 21-17, 21-6, 21-14 and 21-6. JDHS played the same four, winning both sets over Wrangell (21-9, 21-12) and Craig (21-18, 21-15), while splitting sets with Klawock (16-21, 21-16) and Petersburg (21-18, 17-21).

The Falcons have won the last three JIVE Tournaments.

Thunder Mountain High School celebrates a point against Klawock at the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School celebrates a point against Klawock at the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)


• Contact sports reporter Nolin Ainsworth at 523-2272 or nainsworth@juneauempire.com.


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