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Youngker bests Prescott volleyball in season opener, 3-1

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The Prescott volleyball team cheers before playing Youngker in its season opener Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Prescott. The Badgers lost 3-1 to the Roughriders on Tuesday night. Due to election coverage, the Courier sports section was sent to press at 10 p.m. (Doug Cook/Courier)

The Prescott volleyball team cheers before playing Youngker in its season opener Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Prescott. The Badgers lost 3-1 to the Roughriders on Tuesday night. Due to election coverage, the Courier sports section was sent to press at 10 p.m. (Doug Cook/Courier)

PRESCOTT — Prescott’s volleyball team couldn’t solve Youngker of Buckeye in its 2018 season opener Tuesday, Aug. 28, succumbing 3-1 (18-25, 25-20, 12-25, 17-25) at the dome gym.

In the 4A match, the Badgers were paced by sophomore hitter Kathrine Radavic, who registered seven kills and seven blocks. Senior hitter Danielle Dreher followed with three kills and six blocks. Senior libero Sabina Dimaano-Simmons compiled a team-best 12 digs.

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The Badgers (0-1 overall record) play host to Saguaro of Scottsdale (1-0 through Aug. 28) at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the dome gym.

Youngker (1-0) welcomes Poston Butte (1-0) to Buckeye at 6 p.m. Aug. 30.

Doug Cook is a sports reporter for The Daily Courier. Follow him on Twitter at @dougout_dc. Email him at dcook@prescottaz.com or call 928-445-3333, ext. 2039.