PHOTOS: Vikings ranked No. 1 in league after finishing undefeated

Junior Tyanna Norton serves the ball at a match against Irrigon Saturday, Oct. 5. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – The Vikings finished the first round of league play undefeated after back-to-back matches against Irrigon and Riverside at home Saturday. 

Vale outlasted the Irrigon Knights in five sets of volleyball (25-16, 24-26, 16-25, 25-16, 15-8)in the afternoon and went on to sweep Riverside (25-20, 25-12, 25-13).

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The wins followed a sweep of Umatilla Friday, Oct. 4 (25-2, 25-13, 25-17) and a 3-1 win against rival Burns . . .