In three sets, Cascade Christian scored 47 kills, sweeping Sutherlin in three sets and winning the Far West League tournament. The Challengers move into an eight-team culminating week tournament.
The Challengers’ power was not a one athlete show. Kara Palmer led with 11 kills, while Hannah Stanfield and Janie Kenaston also reached double figures with 10 apiece. Ani Farmer added nine more, to go with two aces.
Coach Rob Kleker also singled out Maddi Strain and Stanfield for their defensive effort. Taylor Cave registered 37 assists and four aces for the undefeated (13-0) Challengers.
Cascade will take on the winner of a Monday match between Harrisburg and Creswell.