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NC routs Caps in top 10 pairing
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NCS ERIN HUMPHRIES FOLLOWS through on a kill in Tuesdays three-game sweep of Columbia. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
Matches between top six teams are not supposed to be this one-sided.The steamroller, which is the third-ranked North Central volleyball team, ran over, around and through sixth-ranked Columbia, sweeping a Region 3-AA showdown Tuesday night inside The Castle in Boonetown.The precision-like 25-16, 25-13 and 25-16 victory gave Andy Johnson’s charges a 9-0 record in dual match play and, more importantly, a 4-0 conference ledger. The loss was the first in four region outings for the Lady Capitals.Johnson, whose team was never severely tested in any of the three contests on Tuesday, said he laid the cards on the table when talking to his girls about the importance of this match.“I didn’t try to hide anything from them; I told them what to expect,” he said. “They have some big girls.