Rachel McGovern of Grace Christian Schools tips the ball over the net to the Homer Mariners during a Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 volleyball game at the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Rachel McGovern of Grace Christian Schools tips the ball over the net to the Homer Mariners during a Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 volleyball game at the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer volleyball sweeps Anchorage schools

Homer’s volleyball team blew through a successful weekend of play on Friday and Saturday, sweeping two Anchorage teams and moving to 3-1 in Southcentral Conference standings.

The team first beat Grace Christian three games to zero on Friday, with set scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-11. Then they went on to do the same against Anchorage Christian Schools on Saturday with set scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-13.

In the game against ACS, Marina Carroll and Laura Inama led the offense with eight kills each. Carroll had 12 digs and Inama had six. Kelli Bishop racked up six aces, 12 digs, 22 assists and four kills. Kitri Classen helped out on defense with 22 digs.

Head coach Stephanie Carroll said the team did good work over the weekend.

“They really did well executing,” Carroll said. “I was able to get some playing time for some of my younger girls, so that was good.”

Carroll said the team is also reading the court better at this point in the season. Their time playing at the West Spiketacular tournament in Anchorage last weekend really helped with that, she said.

“That just kind of sharpens your skills,” she said.

Reach Megan Pacer at mpacer@homernews.com.

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                 Homer’s Tonda Smude (left), Laura Inama (center) and Amber Hull (right) dive for a ball during a Friday, Sept. 27 game against Grace Christian Schools in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer.

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News Homer’s Tonda Smude (left), Laura Inama (center) and Amber Hull (right) dive for a ball during a Friday, Sept. 27 game against Grace Christian Schools in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer.

Homer’s Karmyn Gallios tips the ball over the net to the Anchorage Christian Schools Lions during a Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer’s Karmyn Gallios tips the ball over the net to the Anchorage Christian Schools Lions during a Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                 Kira Keller of Anchorage Christian Schools meets Homer’s Kelli Bishop at the net during a Saturday, Sept. 28 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer.

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News Kira Keller of Anchorage Christian Schools meets Homer’s Kelli Bishop at the net during a Saturday, Sept. 28 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer.

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