The 8-mile rivalry again provided a fantastic match on Thursday.
The Woodland Beavers, staring a sweep in the face, rallied to outlast the Kalama Chinooks 3-2 (16-25, 10-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-9) in dramatic comeback fashion.
Emma Swett had 23 kills, three stuff blocks and 10 digs. Lucy George added nine kills and Payten Foster pitched in with seven kills and 20 digs. Liz Hurn checked in with 16 digs.
For Kalama, Marlee Vickers had 20 kills and 18 digs, Paige Chinchen had 16 kills and 25 digs and Amanda Killinen had 25 digs in the tough-luck loss.
Woodland (2-0) visits Ridgefield on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Kalama (0-1) hosts La Center on Monday at 7 p.m.
Castle Rock 3, Toutle Lake 1: The Rockets overcame a first-set loss to roll past the Ducks 21-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-16 on Thursday.
Logann Golden had 17 kills and 15 digs, 14 blocks and four aces to lead the way. Brooke Wirkkala had 15 kills with eight digs. Ranae Holter had 37 assists and Jordyn Brooks had nine kills and three blocks.
For Toutle Lake, Molly Donald, Kendall Bennett and Jordan Gravenhorst each served at a perfect rate with Gravenhorst adding in three aces for good measure. Marissa Smith and Riley Walsh each had four blocks.
R.A. Long 3, W.F. West 1: The Lumberjills stayed perfect on the young season with a 25-20, 26-28, 25-12, 25-18 win at the Lumberdome on Thursday.
Kamryn Holmdahl had 16 kills, nine digs and six aces in the win. Jorden Williamson had 16 kills, as well, with four aces and four digs. Miranda Bergquist had 35 assists and Mari Galvan had 10 digs and nine service points.
The Jills (2-0) head across town to Kelso on Monday for a 7 p.m. start.
Kelso 3, Mark Morris 1: Kelso got 20 kills from Bella Hadaller and downed the Monarchs 25-19, 22-25, 25-21, 25-10 on Thursday.
Rielee Gourde had 32 digs with 100 percent serving, Allie Gaston had 11 kills, and Ashley Noah had 37 assists with seven kills and served at a 97 percent clip. Erin Tack pitched in with eight kills.
Emma Fisher had 10 kills for the Monarchs, Jillian Salais had 26 assists and Madi Noel finished with 39 digs.
Kelso (1-0) hosts R.A. Long on Monday at 7 p.m., and Mark Morris (0-1) visits W.F. West on Monday, as well, also with a 7 p.m. start.
Astoria 3, Rainier 0: The Fishermen swept aside the Columbians in Astoria on Thursday night.
Kendall Crape had eight assists in the loss to lead Rainier. Kalli Budge had a kill and a block, as well.
Rainier (0-3) hosts Santiam Christian on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Naselle 3, South Bend 0: The Comets swept the Indians on the road on Thursday.
Hollie Haataia led the way with 11 kills and four aces, and Kaylin Shrives added eight kills and two aces. Bella Colombo had 15 assists and four aces, as well.
Naselle (1-1) is at the Adna Tournament all of Saturday then turns around and visits Wahkiakum on Tuesday. That match starts at 7 p.m.
Toledo 3, Hoquiam 1: Toledo won at home for their first game of the season.
Stacie Spahr lead the way with 6 kills. Rylie Pliler had 4 kills. Both Haleigh and Sandee Spahr had added 3 kills to the list.
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Mark Morris 8, Evergreen 0: The Monarchs dominated the Plainsmen on Thursday with three multiple goal scorers.
Macie Balkan led the way with a hat trick and two assists. Chloe Harris had two goals and an assist and Olivia Bollenger had two goals.
Mary Vanderburg, Allie Scutter, Amy Brodarius and Makenna Crandell all had assists, as well.
Mark Morris (2-0) visit Heritage at McKenzie Stadium on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Woodland 4, La Center 0: The Beavers turned in a clean sheet at home on Thursday.
Grace Hay and Emersyn Finn both scored a pair of goals, and Kaley Weist made 15 saves.
Woodland (2-0) hosts Hudson’s Bay at Beaver Stadium on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Castle Rock 8, Toutle Lake 0: The Rockets picked up their first win with a blowout over the Ducks on Thursday.
Elieriq Cole had two goals to lead the way. Lucy Warner, Makayla Wilbur, Kylee Jacobs, Siena Flint and Kiana Reagor all had goals, as well.
Grace Pelletier and Lori Ogden were defensive standouts.
Castle Rock (1-1) visits Ilwaco on Saturday at noon.
Mark Morris 6, Black Hills 0: The Monarchs won its first match of the year in style.
Gabe Slind, now No. 1 singles, won 6-0, 6-1. Ben Haukaas, Slind’s state-reaching doubles partner a year ago, won 6-0, 6-0. Eric Chen rounded out the singles matches with a 6-0, 6-0 win, as well.
Timo Cemulini and Skylar McCoy won the No. 1 doubles match 6-1, 6-3. Ramsey Prewitt and Gabe Nueno-Heinrich won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 and Josh Pond and Caleb Buck won 7-6 (7-5), 6-0.
Mark Morris (1-0) visits Camas on Monday at 3:30 p.m.
Heritage 4, R.A. Long 3: Brady Anderson and Colin Mendenhall won the No. 1 doubles match 6-0, 7-6 (7-2), but it wasn’t enough against the Timberwolves.
Roman Stalick and Cardin Chung won at No. 2 doubles 6-2, 6-2, and Jameson Parker and Aiden McCoy won at No. 3 doubles 7-5, 6-2.
It was the singles matches that were costly.
Conner Moses, Taj Sandhu and Juan Perkins all lost 6-0, 6-0, giving Heritage the win by virtue of total games won.
R.A. Long (0-2) hosts Hudson’s Bay on Monday at 3:30 p.m.