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District volleyball teams ‘Dig Pink’

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s varsity volleyball team closed out the regular season with a home sweep of Colonial Beach Monday and a near upset of Northern Neck District leader Northumberland last Thursday.

The Lady Devils ended the season with an 8-12 overall record and a 3-7 district mark, just missing a playoff berth by .09 of a power point to Colonial Beach, which finished fourth in the district with a 3-7 record. The Drifters, however, were 5-15 overall but picked up some extra power points with a loss to Fredericksburg’s James Monroe earlier in the season.

Lancaster lost to Colonial Beach, 3-2, in the two team’s first meeting in Westmoreland County two weeks ago. It was a different match this time around, with Lancaster sparked by a cheering student section and celebrating its senior night.

The Lady Devils blanked the Drifters, 25-18, 26-24 and 25-21.

“We did a great job not getting rattled by the early leads that Colonial Beach was able to get, and battled back to win,” said LHS coach Keegan Walters.

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