Glacier Spikers Finish Fourth at State

By Beacon Staff

The Glacier volleyball team earned fourth at the Class AA state championship meet in Bozeman last weekend. Helena defeated the Wolfpack 24-26, 26-24, 25-18, 25-17 on Friday night, eliminating Glacier from the tournament.

Billings Senior successfully defended its state title, defeating Billings Skyview 25-21, 25-16, 25-18.

Both Glacier and Flathead picked up first-round victories — the Wolfpack beat Great Falls, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23, 25-21 and the Bravettes won a nailbiter over Bozeman, 20-25, 25-19, 27-29, 25-23, 15-8. In the quarterfinals, Billings Skyview defeated Glacier 25-22, 25-17, 25-17 and Billings Senior defeated Flathead 25-22, 14-25, 25-14, 25-17. Helena dropped Flathead the next day, 25-18, 25-22, 19-25, 23-25, 15-10. Glacier beat Bozeman, 25-13, 25-21, 15-25, 25-12 to advance to the fourth-place game against Helena.

Glacier ended the season 23-5 overall with several highlights, including sweeping the conference scheduled and winning the Western AA title. Flathead finished 18-12 and second place in the West during the regular season.

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