North Whidbey eighth-grader Audrey Lang tips for the Cougars. (Photo by John Fisken)

North Whidbey eighth-grader Audrey Lang tips for the Cougars. (Photo by John Fisken)

Panthers, Cougars square off / Middle school volleyball

Photographer John Fisken caught some of the action of the cross-town volleyball rivalry between Oak Harbor and North Whidbey middles schools Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Here are a few shots of the seventh- and eighth-grade varsity matches.

This was the final volleyball contest between the teams before the reconfiguration of the schools. Next year Oak Harbor Middle School will house fifth- and sixth-grade students, and North Whidbey will include seventh- and eighth-graders.

Carly Mosley serves for the North Whidbey seventh-graders. (Photo by John Fisken)

Carly Mosley serves for the North Whidbey seventh-graders. (Photo by John Fisken)

Seventh-grader Lacey Zylstra of Oak Harbor Middle School reaches for a pass in Wednesday’s match. (Photo by John Fisken)

Seventh-grader Lacey Zylstra of Oak Harbor Middle School reaches for a pass in Wednesday’s match. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor Middle School eighth-grader Kaziah Rennes passes as Raigen Hansen looks on. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor Middle School eighth-grader Kaziah Rennes passes as Raigen Hansen looks on. (Photo by John Fisken)

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