Ava Jenkins (13) of Flagstaff digs the ball during a home game against Deer Valley on Wednesday at Flagstaff Athletic Club-East.
Berlynn Fowler (19) of Flagstaff sends an attack during a game against Deer Valley on Wednesday afternoon at the Flagstaff Athletic Center-East.
Ava Jenkins (13) of Flagstaff plays the ball during a home game against Deer Valley Wednesday afternoon at Flagstaff Athletic Center-East.
Berlynn Fowler (19) plays the ball during a game against Deer Valley at Flagstaff Athletic Club-East on Wednesday.
Ava Jenkins (13) of Flagstaff digs the ball during the game against Deer Valley on Wednesday afternoon at the Flagstaff Athletic Center-East.
SUN SPORTS STAFF
She set up courts three and four, and knocked No. 1 down for the Flagstaff Eagles' beach volleyball team on Wednesday.
Gracelyn Nez and Bridget won the decision at the Flagstaff Athletic Club-East and helped the Eagles come in 11th to a 3-2 home win over the Skyhawks in seventh place. The regular season is drawing to a close.
Ava Jenkins and Berlynn Fowler were the straight-set winners, 21-17, 21-14 in fourth place for Flagstaff, which increased his winning streak to four straight, with only two games left on the regular season list.
Flagstaff (8-2, 2-0, Section 4) entered the windy contest as the winner of three of the last five. The current winning streak began with three consecutive exclusions against teams currently outside the top 14.
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Deer Valley (7-2, 3-0, Section 5) suffered his second loss to a Flagstaff team in the course of a week when the Skyhawks fell when they hosted Coconino No. 2 last Wednesday.
Flagstaff's No. 3 Gabby Bernasconi and Elise Galland battled it out 21:17 for the first game and stepped in their favor on Gas Top Pairings courts in the second set on the way to a 21-9 result in their favor.
"The team played great," said Eagles head coach Beth Haglin. "All five couples played very calmly."