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Beach volleyball arrives at Northern Quest Resort

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AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Beach volleyball has arrived in Spokane.  Eight professional teams, part of Doubles Beach Volleyball, are in town Wednesday for a tournament at Northern Quest Resort and Casino.

The single-game elimination tournament starts outside the resort at 4 p.m., with the championship game at 8:45. The winners walk away with a cool $5,000. Admission is free.

Doubles Beach Volleyball is a series of event designed to give professional women players a platform to enhance their careers, get some added exposure and pick up a few dollars in the process. Some of the events will be shown on Fox Sports Northwest in July.

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Volleyball players warm up for the cameras outside Northern Quest Resort early Wednesday morning. (Photo: SWX)

The eight teams invited to compete in the Inaugural Northern Quest Invitational are:

 Chara Harris (FL) / Megan Wallin (FL)
 Brooke Sweat (FL) / Kristen Batt (FL)
 Rasa Virsilaite (IL) / Erin Gray (IL)
 Stacy Loyal (CA) / Cindie Boosin (CA)
 Brooke Viegut (MN) / Swen-Marie Germann (MN)
 Jennifer Sharp (CA) / Laurel Miller (CA)
 Heather Evans (CA) Abra Amwake (CA)
 Traci Morin (CA) / Tarin Keith (CA)

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