Franklin secures district championship with five-set win over Coronado

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Rivalry week in the Borderland got off to a hot start with the Franklin volleyball team securing the District 1-6A championship with a five-set win over Coronado. The Cougars improving to 39-3 (12-0) on the season.

Paulina Acuña led Franklin with 31 kills and 22 digs for a double-double. Jordan Imperial also tallied a double-double with 11 kills and 14 digs, while Madison Blanco totaled 54 assists in the win.

Meanwhile, Coronado falls to 24-12 (10-2) this season, with their only two district losses coming in five-set losses to Franklin. The Thunderbirds have secured a playoff spot, but will have to knock off Eastlake next week for the No. 2 seed in the district.

KTSM 9 Sports Director Andy Morgan highlights the action.

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