MEDFORD — The Sutherlin volleyball team was pushed to the limit by St. Mary's on Tuesday night, but pulled out a victory in five sets in a Far West League match.

Scores were 21-25, 25-22, 13-25, 25-14, 15-7.

"We didn't play our game, but St. Mary's is developing well as a team," Sutherlin coach Kathy Rice said.

Makayla Murphy finished with 12 kills and four aces for the Bulldogs (15-5, 7-1 FWL), who remained in a tie with Cascade Christian for first place in the league standings. Tianna Murphy had 38 assists and nine digs, while Mallory Turner was strong at the net with 21 kills and two blocks.

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