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Lady Buffs, Lady Wolverines finish second at state


Last updated 11/15/2022 at 6:34pm

Ron Warnick

With Gateway Christian players and coaches celebrating in the background, the reality of their first loss of the season sets in for Melrose players (from left) Isabelle Sena, Graci Odom, Sorrell Allen, Kye Saulsberry and Tenley Trollinger after Saturday's Class 1A state volleyball match at Rio Rancho Events Center. The Lady Buffs were making their ninth consecutive trip to a state final, seeking their fifth title in that span and third in a row.

RIO RANCHO - In each of coach Casey Jackson's nine seasons at the helm, the Melrose Lady Buffs have made the Class 1A state volleyball tournament look almost like their own invitational.

It's just that sometimes you don't actually win the event.


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