It's working; Nighthawks beat MV, eye regionals
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge outside hitter Michaela Christiaansen tries for a dig in the Nighthawks' final round against Mountain View last week. Ironwood Ridge won the match 3-1.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Nighthawks' outside hitter Kirsten Linaker attempts a spike over Mountain View's Courtne McIntosh (left) and Danielle Courtney during last week's rival match.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge volleyball players celebrate their win over Mountain View last Tuesday. The victory clinched the 5A-II Southern Division championship title for the Nighthawks.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge's Michelle Link digs the ball after a serve during the first of four games in their match against Mountain View. Ironwood Ridge (13-1) will travel to Sunnyside (1-12) Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.