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Defending State Champion Tripoli Wins First Round Match

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Cedar Rapids (KWWL) 

Tripoli successfully opened up its defense of its Class 1A crown with a 25-22, 25-16, 25-9 opening round victory over unranked Grandview Park Baptist in first round action of the State Volleyball Tournament Thursday afternoon in Cedar Rapids.

 

All-stater Megan Gilbert knocked down 19 kills to lead the top-ranked Tigers. Kalie Kirchhoff added nine. Both girls had 11 digs.

 

Grandview Park Baptist was led by Amanda Bell’s nine kills.

 

Tripoli (35-4) faces Don Bosco in the 1A semifinals at 7:15 p.m. Friday night. Grandview Park Baptist ends its season at 25-16.

 

 

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