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MC volleyball battles tough but falls to Colts

Small but mighty.

Playing only a small amount of substitutes the MIfflin County girls volleyball team  went toe-to-toe with visiting Cedar Cliff Wednesday before falling 25-14, 25-19 and 25-19.

MIfflin County got strong play form it’s front line of Gabby Wolfkill, Gianna Hopple and Audrey Jordan.

Teammate Kashia Smith had numerous saves and tough shots that led to points for the Lady Huskies.

After only scoring 14 in their first MIfflin County rallied to keep pace with Cedar Cliff up until the score was 17-17.

Picking up service points for MIfflin County were Smith (2), Wolfkill and Hopple.

But then the Colts heated up and outscored the Huskies 8-2 the rest of the way for the victory, going up 2-0.

MIfflin County opened the final game of the night with scoring the first two points of service points by Hopple.

After two side outs, MIfflin County built up a 5-2 on a service point by Jordan.

In the run, Jordan blasted a spike and teammate Hannah Runkle hit a cross court shot to help add to the lead.

Cedar Cliff started to get hot again and took back the lead at 6-5.

Then the two teams fought back and forth with the Colts stayed ahead by only as many as three while MIfflin County would pull things to a 12-11 contest before once again Cedar Cliff would go on another mini run en route to its 25-19 victory and the sweep of the Lady Huskies.

However, even down to the last serve, the Huskies battled and refused to go down without a fight.

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