The Durango High School volleyball team won its second consecutive match in straight sets, as the Demons topped Piedra Vista Tuesday night at Durango High School.
Durango won 3-0, 25-19, 25-23 and 25-18, and despite the clean sweep, head coach Colleen Vogt said it was another tough match.
“It was back and forth all three sets, and after the game, it looked like we went all five,” Vogt said. “We won some clutch points at the end of games, but (Piedra Vista) did not go away. Our defense and hitting were good again, and we really cut down on our errors.”
The teams met last week in Farmington, and the Panthers (3-6) beat Durango in five sets. However, Tuesday night was a different outcome, as the Demons were able to control their hitting.
Grace Caldwell led Durango with six kills, while Millie O’Ketter and Kyle Rowland had five each. The Demons (4-1) also got contributions in assists, as Emmy Romero had a team-high 12, while Paige Ammerman had 10. O’Ketter led the team with nine digs, while Leah Wesley and Ammerman had three service aces on the night.
“We tracked our hitting errors tonight and we never had more than seven in a game, which was huge for us,” Vogt said.
DHS will face Montrose (7-2, 1-0 5A/4A Southwestern League) in its conference opener at 1 p.m. Saturday at Durango High School.
SoccerPagosa Springs 5, Bayfield 1The Bayfield High School boys soccer team was unable to overcome a fast start from Pagosa Springs, as the Pirates scored two goals in the first 10 minutes and went on to win 5-1 on Tuesday night at Pagosa Springs High School.
The Wolverines (0-6, 0-1 3A Intermountain League) scored their only goal just after halftime, as Aimar Ozcariz-Frances found the back of the net in the 42nd minute. The Pirates (1-5, 1-2 IML) opened the scoring in the third minute, after E.J. Monteroso found senior captain Will Villalobos to make it 1-0. Two minutes later, it was Monteroso who added his name to the score sheet. He also struck in the 11th minute to make it 3-0. The Pirates scored twice in the second half to secure the win.
BHS will face Alamosa (2-4, 2-0 IML) at noon on Saturday at Wolverine Country Stadium.