Elida rallies for third in tourney

CAPITAN — The Elida Lady Tigers lost to Fort Sumner 25-16, 25-21, 25-21 in the semifinals of the Capitan Classic volleyball tournament on Saturday before coming back to beat Tatum 22-25, 25-15, 35-33, 25-9 to take third place.

Elida, which entered the tournament unbeaten for the season at 7-0, was first in four-team Pool B on Friday, then dispatched Capitan, fourth in Pool A, 25-12, 25-21, 25-8 in the quarterfinals on Friday night.

The Lady Tigers return to action on Tuesday, hosting Clovis Christian in their district opener

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