The Community School varsity volleyball team dropped the first set to Camas County but rebounded to take the final three for a 3-1 home win Tuesday in Sun Valley.
The victory evened the Cutthroat season record to 1-1 overall and 1-1 in 1A Northside Conference play.
In the best of five match, the Camas County Mushers grabbed the first set 20-25, but fell in the following three by scores of 25-12, 25-12 and 25-18.
Cutthroat coach Reamy Goodwin said the victory was made possible by outside hitters Amaya Ingram and Shawnee Brew, who were both named to the Northside All-Conference Volleyball Team in 2006. Ingram made the first team and Brew received honorable mention. Both are seniors this year.
"They were the difference for us in the match," Goodwin said.
The junior varsity Cutthroat squad fell to the Mushers 16-25 and 20-25 in a best of three match.
The Community School varsity squad travels to Garden Valley near McCall this weekend for a six-team tournament. The Cutthroats will play five games with tournament action starting at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The junior varsity team travels to Hailey Saturday to participate in the Wood River JV tournament. Play starts at 9 a.m..
The Cutthroats resume league play next week. On Monday The Community School hosts Dietrich and on Tuesday the Cutthroats travel to Shoshone. Game time is 5 p.m. both days for JV play and 6:30 p.m. for varsity action.
Carey hosts tri-school meet
The Valley High School Vikings came out on top in a tri-school varsity volleyball meet Tuesday at Carey High School.
The Vikings defeated Rockland 2-0 and Carey 2-1 to sweep the event. Carey also fell to Rockland 2-1.
The losses pushed the Carey volleyball team season record to 1-4. The Panthers are 1-0 in Northside Conference play.
The Panthers played Thursday evening in Wendell.
Next week Carey travels to Hazelton on Monday for a rematch with Valley. JV action starts at 6 p.m. and varsity play begins at 7:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Panthers host Richfield and Glenns Ferry in another tri-school meet starting at 5 p.m.