North Summit volleyball team takes state for third consecutive season
November 1, 2018
South Summit beat Enterprise 35-19 in the Class 2A playoff quarterfinal in Kamas on Friday. The Wildcats started the game by scoring 21 points unopposed in the first quarter.
The Wildcats toned it down after that, earning a gentlemanly 7 points per quarter.
Enterprise scored all 19 of their points in the fourth quarter, while South Summit scored none.
South Summit senior wide receiver Jared Dansie and senior quarterback Kael Atkinson scored two touchdowns each (Atkinson also thew Dansie's touchdowns), while Brayden Lundgreen had the team's longest touchdown play of the night – a 48-yard reception.
South Summit will play the Millard Eagles (3-2 in 2A South, 9-2 overall) in Millard on Saturday in the Class 2A state semifinal. Kickoff is at 11 a.m.
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The North Summit Braves volleyball team won their third straight Class 2A state championship at Utah Valley University in Orem on Saturday, beating Enterprise in five sets. The Braves lost the first set 25-20, won the second 25-14, lost the third 25-20, won the fourth 25-21 and won the fifth 16-14.
The Braves began on their road to victory by rolling past Rockwell in straight sets (25-4, 25-9, 25-7) and Kanab in four (25-14, 24-26, 25-19, 25-17) on Friday.
North Summit then defeated Gunnison Valley in straight sets on Saturday (25-22, 25-14, 25-17), before winning the finals.
The Braves finished the season 9-0 in the regular season and 24-6 overall.
South Summit volleyball was knocked out of contention in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs at Utah Valley University in Orem last Wednesday.
South Summit beat Region 14 Juab in straight sets 25-23, 25-21, 25-21, then lost to Region 15 leader San Juan 25-23, 25-20, 25-12.
South Summit finished the season with a 5-1 record in region, and was 13-6 overall.
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