THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Lynden volleyball defeated Mount Baker in straight sets Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Lynden. The Lions were led by Hannah Rothwell's six aces, as they won 25-11, 25-12, 25-11.
"We came out strong tonight ... and were able to control the tempo the whole match, which we've been working on," Lynden coach Julie Clift said in a phone interview. "(Rothwell) was consistent getting to the net and blocking tonight as well."
Alexa Shindruk had 19 digs for Lynden, and Kat Webb added 9 kills. The Lions improved to 3-5 overall and 3-3 in the Northwest Conference, while Mount Baker fell to 0-7 overall and 0-5 in NWC play.
Lynden's next match is at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Capital in Olympia for the Capital City Classic. Mount Baker plays next at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, when the Mountaineers host Burlington-Edison.