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Leyton swings the broom in sub districts

Sweep of South Platte sends Warriors to district finals


PCM / For The Sun-Telegraph

Kelsey Waite dominated play at the net on Tuesday at Sidney Middle School

Leyton needed only three sets to capture the D2-11 sub district title on Tuesday night. Yet Diedra Waite expressed as much relief as satisfaction.

"We knew it would be intense," the sophomore hitter said.

The Warriors dropped South Platte for the third time this season, only in this instance by lopsided margins of 25-11, 25-14 and 25-9. But head coach Jodi Craig marveled at her squad's resilience, as if the outcome had been in doubt until the final serve.

"We were able to outlast them," she observed.

Those not at Sidney Middle School on Tuesday night might be forgiven if they react to the c...

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