ELKTON — The Elkton volleyball team defeated Umpqua Valley Christian in straight sets on Thursday in a Skyline League North match at Grimsrud Gym.

Sam McCall had nine kills and four aces and Margaret Byle added eight kills for the first place Elks (5-1, 4-0 North). Kieryn Carnes had 14 digs, 10 assists and four aces and Sadie Olson made nine digs.

Gianna Landes had eight kills and four aces for the Monarchs (1-3, 0-3). Layla Pappas contributed five kills and 12 assists, while Tylie Bendele chipped in four kills and four blocks.

"After playing three matches this week, I was happy to see that the girls didn't lose momentum, continuing to play with energy and determination," Elkton coach Tera Monroe said.

The Elks will visit North Douglas Tuesday. UVC will host a tournament Saturday.

Tom Eggers can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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