During Skagway’s first high school girls volleyball competition of the season, the varsity team lost both best-of-three matchups 2-0 against Haines on Sept. 27 and 28 in Skagway.

On Sept. 27, the varsity team lost both their games against Haines by a score of 20-25. During their Sept. 28 games, Skagway lost 21-25 in the first and 24-26 in the second.

On the junior varsity side, Skagway won the Sept. 27 match against Haines with both games ending in a 25-22 score for the home team. On Sept. 28, Skagway lost the first game 13-25 and the second 16-25.

Team coach Becky Jensen the games were helpful in discovering what the teams need to work on going forward and is making plans to help the girls improve.

The next series will be Oct. 18 and 19 in Haines. Jensen said this will give the girls a chance at more competition before the Region V Division 2A seeding tournament on Oct. 25-26 in Skagway. At the tournament, Skagway will be joined by Haines, Craig, Klawock, Metlakatla, Petersburg and Wrangell.