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Iowa City West Outlasts Linn-Mar 3-1 At State

Alli O’Deen and Jessica Gehrke combined to knock down 31 of Iowa City West’s 51 kills to pace the second-ranked Women of Troy past ninth-ranked Linn-Mar 25-22, 25-13, 22-25, 27-25, in Class 4A first round action at the 2009 Iowa Girls State Volleyball Tournament in Cedar Rapids.


O’Deen had 18 kills and 13 digs for Iowa City West (38-2) while Gehrke had 13 kills and 19 digs.  Linn-Mar countered with a strong efforts from Kiah Stokes (31 kills) and Chelsea Burkle (22 kills), but committed 24 attack errors to Iowa City West’s 11.


Iowa City West advances to the Class 4A semifinals for the second-straight season, where they will face Cedar Rapids Kennedy or Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln at 2:15 p.m Friday. Linn-Mar, making its state tournament debut, finishes its season at 26-15.

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