BIG TIMBER -- Townsend standout Tavia Rooney spiked 26 kills and posted 19 digs, in leading the Bulldogs volleyball team to a five-set victory over Big Timber. Broadwater prevailed by scores of 25-23, 19-25, 28-30, 25-21, 15-6. Rooney also had the team's only block of the night.
Teammates Taylor Noyes passed for 38 assists, while Becca Larson dug 19 balls, and Peyton Vogl pounded 11 kills. Anna Berg and Mariah Norstrom fired four service aces apiece. Jessie Barnett had 15 digs.
"The girls were a mental roller coaster, but they never gave up and fought hard until the end," Townsend coach Natalie Horne said. "Our offense really came on as the games progressed. It was a good win for us.
"We're still making progress and that's what we want ... I'm proud of them."