Tomahawk volleyball sweeps Hodags
- In volleyball Tuesday night, Tomahawk remained perfect in the Great Northern Conference. Their latest victim, Rhinelander - the defending conference champs.
The Hatchets had 20 aces. Anna Nyberg had a dozen kills.
Tomahawk swept Rhinelander in three games. They're not only undefeated in the conference, the Hatchets haven't even lost a game in the GNC. Tomahawk improves to (26-3) for the year.
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