Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sandia Prep Hoping 11-Year Wait Is Just About Over.(Sports)

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

Eleven years have passed since a Sandia Prep volleyball team has advanced to the high school state tournament.

As the possibility becomes more and more likely that this season's squad will be the first edition in years to reach that level, the current Sundevils are experiencing something that generally goes along with that kind of success.

Idle time.

For athletes used to playing two or three times every week, the recent fortnight has provided an abundance of waiting-around time for Sandia Prep.

After defeating Hope Christian on Oct. 20, the Sundevils waited more than a week to face the Huskies again in the finals of the District 4AA tournament. …

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