V Volleyball Beats McConnellsburg

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Mercersburg earned its first win over neighboring McConnellsburg High School on the volleyball court in four years when the host Blue Storm defeated the Lady Spartans, 3-1, September 24 in the Plantz Courts. The Storm took the victory by a linescore of 25-19, 21-25, 25-15, 25-23.

Finn Sipes ’22 had team-highs of 13 kills and 16 assists. Annika Stewart ’21 had a great all-around game with 10 kills, 10 digs, and four aces, while Zoe Gooch ’20 provided 10 kills and five digs. Morgan Fisher ’23 also played her best game of the year, with nine aces and two blocks to go with four kills.

After running away at the end of the first set, the Storm (5-2) struggled to maintain momentum in the second. The team got back on track in the third set to set up a highly contested fourth set, where the young squad battled back at the end to retake the lead and earn the win.

Mercersburg hosts the Fulton County ‘Serve’ivors Volleyball Club Thursday, September 26, at 6 p.m.