'Cats come back to get important win | Volleyball

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team came from behind for a critical 3-2 win at Lynnwood Wednesday, Oct. 12.

The Wildcats (6-2, 7-4) entered the night in a three-way fight for second in the Western Conference with the Royals (6-3, 7-3) and Glacier Peak (6-2, 7-4).

Oak Harbor goes to Marysville Getchell (1-6, 1-8) Tuesday and then hosts Glacier Peak Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m.

The higher seed between Oak Harbor and Glacier Peak is guaranteed a home match in the opening round of the district tournament.

After Oak Harbor topped Lynnwood 25-21 in game one, the Royals rebounded to take the next two 25-19, 25-22.

The Wildcats wrestled away the momentum with a 9-1 start in game four en route to a 25-19 win. They won game five 15-9.

Coach Kerri Molitor said, "It was a tough one. Batting back after the second and third set losses wasn't the way I would like to have had it. Great team effort."

Roshel Muzzall blasted 19 kills and two aces; Kayleigh Harper had nine kills and six blocks, Janine DeGuzman collected 10 kills and 23 digs, Christina Alexander recorded 21 digs and Taylor Nienhuis set it all up with 35 assists.

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