Inaugural ‘Border Wars’ volleyball tourney a spiking success

EVANSTON — The inaugural “Border Wars” volleyball tournament was a rousing success with a lot of surprising subplots which will be detailed in Friday’s Herald.

Wyoming won the event over Utah, collecting more wins in the state versus state matchups.

There was another “Border Wars” tournament staged in the northern part of the state, pitting Wyoming competition against teams from Montana with the Big Sky state teams emerging victorious but Wyoming had the upper hand at Red Devil Gym.

Two courts were simultaneously in use all day Friday and Saturday with action getting underway at 8 a.m. both days and extending into the evening hours. Matchups started as late as 9 p.m. on Friday night.

Evanston fared well picking up five wins to go along with two losses in hosting their first-of-a-kind invitational tournament.

The Lady Eagles of Lyman defeated all comers from Utah, finishing with an unblemished 7-0 record.

Scores available at press time follow:

Evanston vs. South Summit 26-27, 20-25,10-15 

Cokeville vs. Syracuse 21-25, 22-25 

Star Valley vs. Spanish Fork 21-25, 21-25

Natrona vs. Union 20-25, 25-20,11-15 

Lyman vs. Syracuse 25-21, 20-25,15-12 

Spanish Fork vs. Rock Springs 25-19, 25-14 

Riverton vs. Union 25-23, 25-21 

Cokeville vs. Park City 25-18, 25-12 

Union vs. Evanston 19-25,18-25 

Star Valley vs. Juan Diego 25-12, 25-18

Utah Military Academy vs. Natrona 5-25, 7-25 

Lyman vs. Juan Diego 25-16, 25-23 

UMA vs. Rock Springs 3-25, 8-25 

South Summit vs. Riverton 25-23, 21-25,13-15 

UMA vs. Evanston 1-25, 5-25 

Cokeville vs. South Summit 15-25, 25-23,13-15 

Syracuse vs. Star Valley 25-22, 25-18 

Natrona vs. Spanish Fork 12-25,17-25 

Rock Springs vs. Union 22-25, 25-23,15-13 

Lyman vs. Spanish Fork 25-21, 25-15 

Park City vs. Riverton 16-25, 9-25 

Natrona vs. Juan Diego 25-18, 25-22 

Riverton vs. Syracuse 19-25, 14-25 

Park City vs. Star Valley 10-25,14-25 

Evanston vs. Spanish Fork 25-15,26-24

Evanston vs Park City 25-15, 25-18

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