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Goddard comes out on top in battle of rivals


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Crosstown rivals met on the volleyball court Thursday evening as the Goddard Lady Rockets and Roswell Lady Coyotes squared off for the second time this season. In that earlier matchup in mid-September, the Lady Rockets won 3-0. Thursday night the result was closer but the outcome was the same as Goddard won by a score of 3-2 (20-25, 25-15, 21-25, 25-15, 15-12). The Lady Rockets’ win improved their record on the season to 11-3. The Lady Coyotes fell to 5-11. Goddard was set to play in the Clovis tournament Oct. 9. Results were not available by press time Saturday. Roswell is next set to take on Hobbs in Roswell on Oct. 12. Above: Roswell’s Victoria Sandoval (3) defends at the net against the Lady Rockets Thursday. Below: The Lady Rockets’ Ava Roe (7) hits the ball at the net against Roswell Thursday. (Steve Notz Photos)

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