Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover, left, Sydney Strong, center, and Sophia Harvey celebrate a point against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover, left, Sydney Strong, center, and Sophia Harvey celebrate a point against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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Thunder Mountain hosted Juneau-Douglas.

Thunder Mountain girls varsity volleyball team hosts Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.


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Juneau-Douglas’ Gabi Griggs spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Sydney Strong at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Gabi Griggs spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Sydney Strong at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, left, spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, left, spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Brooke Sanford, right, spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Lily Smith at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Brooke Sanford, right, spikes the ball against Thunder Mountain’s Lily Smith at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs bumps the ball up against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs bumps the ball up against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, right, spikes against Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, right, spikes against Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing, right, attempts a block against Thunder Mountain’s Sophia Harvey at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing, right, attempts a block against Thunder Mountain’s Sophia Harvey at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover, right, spikes against Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Amy Schoonover, right, spikes against Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’sSophia Harvey, right, spikes against Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’sSophia Harvey, right, spikes against Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Kiana Potter, center below, celebrates a point with her teammates against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Kiana Potter, center below, celebrates a point with her teammates against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Lily Smith, right, attempts a block against Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Lily Smith, right, attempts a block against Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale, center, spike between Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, left, and Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale, center, spike between Juneau-Douglas’ Jojo Griggs, left, and Addie Prussing at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Letasi Fenumiai tips the ball over the net against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Letasi Fenumiai tips the ball over the net against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas students cheer on their team against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas students cheer on their team against Thunder Mountain at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain students cheer on their team against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain students cheer on their team against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Letasi Fenumiai, right, bumps the ball up next to teammate Bridget Gehring as they play against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Letasi Fenumiai, right, bumps the ball up next to teammate Bridget Gehring as they play against Juneau-Douglas at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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