As of Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Grangeville won a match reminiscent of the Central Idaho League rivalry games on Monday night, Sept. 26, defeating the host Kubs in five sets (22-25, 25-6, 25-23, 25-27, 15-10).
GHS led the first set 16-10 before the Kubs surged to an 18-18 tie and on to a 23-22 lead.
Grangeville led the second set 9-1 on a kill by Rachel Kelley, but Kamiah played the third set within a point until Kelley’s kill made it 15-13.
The Kubs took a 19-17 lead, and the score was tied at 19, 21, 22 and 23 before GHS pulled finally ahead.
Kamiah contested the fourth set just as hard, and led by four at 15-11 and by five at 18-13. GHS rallied into a 19-19 tie on serves by Kenzie Kennedy and Paige Lindsley.
Grangeville forced match point at 25-24, but KHS rallied to force the fifth set.
In the tiebreaker, the Bulldogs opened up a 7-2 advantage, mainly with Lindsley serving, on the way to the match win.
Lindsley totaled nine kills and four aces, while Kally Arnzen posted six kills along with 42 assists.
Earlier in the week, Grangeville had battled St. Maries to a three-set loss (25-12, 25-23, 25-21).
Up next, Grangeville (12-4) will host Kendrick on Sept. 29.