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Raiders topple district foe Alliance


Stephen McKay

Sarah Mahr drives home one of her seven kills through the blocks of Madison Reiber (16) and Madison Hiemstra (15).

When Sidney’s Sarah Mahr passed to her sister Emily who set up Cody Rowley’s kill shot, it was just the beginning of what would become a rough night for the host Alliance Bulldogs.

The Raider volleyball team parlayed that opening point into a 25-6 opening-set victory enroute to a 3-0 district win over Alliance. Despite a blowout in the opener, however, the Bulldogs refused to go quietly. In withstanding a teanacious Alliance comeback attempt, Sidney finally wore down their rivals 25-23 and 25-20 in the final two sets.

The win advances the Raiders season mark to 17-9 and their district r...

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