West Volleyball Stays in First Place in District

West Volleyball took on Corpus Christi Ray on Tuesday looking to maintain their top spot in district.

After dropping the first set 25-19, the Warriors stormed back to sweep the Texans across the final three frames, 25-6, 25-22, 25-11. The win improves West’s district record to 11-1 on the season, and is their 24th victory overall. With the the winning effort, the Warriors also clinched a playoff spot.

Lexi Morris paced the Warriors in kills with 14, while Piper Kallman added 11 and Kia Willborn contributed 27 assists. West will continue district play Friday night in Corpus against Miller.

DALLAS (AP) – Auston Matthews and John Tavares each had two goals, and the high-scoring Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 on Tuesday night.

Toronto defenseman Morgan Rielly had a career-high four assists after he scored the winning goal in Sunday night’s 7-6 overtime win at Chicago. Mitchell Marner had a goal and three assists as the Maple Leafs improved to 2-0 on a four-game trip.

Led by Matthews and Tavares, Toronto has won three of its first four games. Matthews has seven goals and three assists already. Tavares, who signed a blockbuster deal with his hometown Maple Leafs this summer, has scored five of his six goals in the past two games.

Tyler Seguin had a goal and three assists for Dallas, and Alexander Radulov finished with a goal and two assists.

Ben Bishop, who had stopped 62 of 63 shots to help the Stars to a 2-0 start, made 23 saves.

Frederik Andersen had 30 stops for the Maple Leafs.