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Marshfield defeated North Bend during the civil war match up at Marshfield High School on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.

Bethany Baker, The World

Marshfield’s volleyball team kept its share of first place in the Far West League by beating host Douglas 25-12, 25-23, 26-24 on Tuesday night.

Marshfield and South Umpqua are tied at 7-2 with one match to go. The Pirates host Brookings-Harbor and South Umpqua hosts Siuslaw.

Alex Locati had 10 kills in Tuesday’s win and Mallory Heyer added eight kills. McKayla Myrand and Ravyn Miranda combined for 24 assists and Makenna Anderson had 22 digs. Locati added 17 digs and Miranda and Myrand had 13 each. Miranda also had four aces.

Lancers beat Bruins: South Umpqua won at Brookings-Harbor 25-10, 25-7, 25-18 to keep its share of the league lead with the Pirates.

Sydney Johnson had 27 assists, 13 aces and three kills for the Lancers. Shalyn Grya had 11 kills and two aces and Jenna Whitmore added nine kills and four aces.

Reedsport secures share of title: Reedsport beat host Gold Beach 25-10, 22-25, 22-25, 25-19, 15-11 to clinch a share of the Sunset Conference title and a spot in the Class 2A playoffs.

The Brave improved to 7-0 in league play and lead second-place Myrtle Point by three games with three to go. Reedsport already has secured the league’s top seed to the playoffs since it swept Myrtle Point.

Reedsport can win the title outright by beating host Toledo on Thursday.

But the Brave had to rally from a 2-1 deficit for the second straight week to win a five-set match.

“We won, but it was ugly,” coach James Hixenbaugh said.

Freshman Aubrey Rohde gave Reedsport a big lift with her serving, finishing the night with four aces and serving up 11 straight points in the first set.

Gabi Parker had 23 assists and two aces, Gabby Clark had 14 kills and a stuff block, and Kaylee Stoltey had 11 kills and an ace.

Waldport tops Tigers: The visiting Irish swept Bandon 25-17, 25-14, 25-21 to complete a sweep of the Tigers.

Bella Erenfeld had 10 assists for Bandon and Brittni England had seven kills. Ashley Strain, Olivia McMahon and Madison Berry combined for 45 digs.

The Tigers host Myrtle Point on Thursday.

Toledo beats Bobcats: Toledo swept visiting Myrtle Point 26-24, 25-22, 25-23 on Tuesday.

“We struggled from the first play of the match to the last play of the match to find cohesion as a team,” Myrtle Point coach Tami Brown said. “Toledo outhustled and outplayed us.

“Hopefully we will learn from this loss and regroup to finish the rest of league strong and as a team.”

Toledo pulled within a match of the second-place Bobcats, who fell to 4-3 and lead both the Boomers and Gold Beach by a single match with three to play.

Red Devils sweep: Coquille beat visiting Pleasant Hill 25-18, 25-10, 25-18 to stay perfect in Mountain Valley Conference play.

Abbey Dieu had 11 kills to lead the offense and McKenna Wilson had nine kills, 11 digs and an ace. Rhiannon McKinley had 24 assists, seven digs and four aces, along with a kill, while Jami Goin had 16 digs. Halle Layton had four kills, two assists and a stuff block and Morgan Baird had three kills, two assists and an ace.

The Red Devils can clinch a share of the league title with a home win against La Pine on Thursday and own the tiebreaker over second-place Creswell after sweeping the season series with the Bulldogs.

Cruisers top Warriors: Powers beat host New Hope 25-17, 25-22, 29-31, 25-21 to earn a season sweep over the Warriors.

Madison Kamakele had five kills and three aces for the Cruisers. Hannah Shorb had four aces, six digs and three blocks. Miya Clauson had eight digs.

If the Cruisers win Thursday at home against Yoncalla, Powers will win the Skyline League’s south division and advance straight to the league tournament. The Cruisers have six seniors who will be honored before the match Thursday.

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