Volleyball: Rangeview knocks Prairie View from ranks of unbeaten

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HENDERSON | The Rangeview volleyball team knocked off previously undefeated Prairie View in three sets Tuesday night, dealing the ThunderHawks a 25-22, 25-23, 25-16 defeat on the road.

Junior Tyler Speller racked up 11 kills and senior Jackie McBride had 10 for the Raiders, who also got 27 assists from senior Kelsie Hurtado.

The win created some intrigue as to the order of finish in the EMAC, as Rangeview (15-3) and Prairie View (16-1) both sit at 7-1 in league play,  while Brighton (18-4) is 8-0 in the league, but the Bulldogs — who beat the Raiders in four sets on Oct. 13 — still must play the ThunderHawks in their season finale.

Coming into the match, Prairie View had won an impressive 44 of the first 46 sets it had played this season, dropping one apiece to Grand Junction and Fruit Monument on a trip to the Western Slope in mid-September.

Rangeview closes out the regular season with a home match against Gateway on Thursday, followed by hosting their own tournament.

Courtney Oakes is Aurora Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Aurora Prep Sentinel

RANGEVIEW DEF. PRAIRIE VIEW 25-22, 25-23, 25-16

Rangeview kills: Tyler Speller 11, Jackie McBride 10, Lexi Hurtado 5. Rangeview assists: Kelsie Hurtado 27. Rangeview digs: Quiana Hughes 11, Kylee Flynn 6, Kelsie Hurtado 6.