Strong start for Deer Valley

Jordan Ewert (55) and Thio Grigley (24) of the Deer Valley High boys volleyball team, pictured celebrating a point in last year's North Coast Section playoffs, have the Wolverines off to a 20-1 start entering this week. Deer Valley captured the Pleasant Valley Invitational in Chico on April 12, winning all five matches it played, including a 2-0 win over Placer in the championship. The Wolverines play in the Foothill Invitational on April 19.