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Kimball VB Tastes Victory

The Kimball Lady Longhorns on Sept. 30 traveled to the WTC Volleyball Tournament at Mitchell and came away with their first two wins.

In their first match against Bayard, Kimball lost 25-12 and 25-19. Seniors Amy Birkhofer and Tianna Stierwalt each had four kills, and senior Riley Hinton had 10 assists.

Then came the consolation round, and Kimball was up to the task. The Longhorns matched up with the Hemingford Lady Bobcats and won in straight sets, 25-19 and 25-19. Birkhofer led with 11 kills and senior Maddison Merryfield had three ace serves.

Fueled by their first victory of the season, the...