TOLEDO - "It was a crazy and exciting match," Coach Marie Green said after the Lady Fishermen defeated Toledo three games to two in a Trico League volleyball match. Ilwaco won the first game 25-19, lost the second 20-25, won in extra play 26-24, lost in a marathon 29-31, and pulled out the rubber game 15-10.

In the fourth game the Lady Fishermen trailed 18-5, but eventually pulled back into the game. At the end Ilwaco missed a pair of serves, had two hits out of bounds, and a key net call that helped the Indians pull out the 31-29 win. "In the final game we took the lead and didn't look back," Green stated.

For the Lady Fishermen Sydney Ward had seven kills, three digs and four aces and Megan Clark served four aces, had four digs and hit five kills. Alexa Wirkkala served four aces, led with six digs, added two assists and smacked down nine kills. Amanda Bell had a pair of aces, two assists, four digs and four kills. Grace McPhail served a pair of aces, had two kills and dished out a season-high 26 assists. Kenzi Wirkkala had three aces, three digs and a team-high 11 kills.

Ilwaco 25 20 26 29 15

Toledo 19 25 24 31 10

Trico League standings:

Castle Rock 11-1

Ridgefield 10-2

Kalama 8-4

Stevenson 7-5

LaCenter 5-7

White Salmon 5-7

Ilwaco 2-10

Toledo 0-12

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