V Volleyball Wins Bracket at Oriole Classic

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Ava Brody ’22

Mercersburg's varsity volleyball team opened its 2021 campaign by capturing the Silver Bracket of the Oriole Classic September 11 in Frederick, MD. The tournament was hosted by the Maryland School for the Deaf.

The Blue Storm defeated King Abdullah Academy (Herndon, VA) and Shalom Christian Academy (Chambersburg, PA) in pool play by 2–0 scores before falling to Mount Airy (MD) Christian Academy, 2–0. In the semifinals, the Storm defeated Brookewood School (Kensington, MD) and then swept King Abdullah Academy in the finals, both by 2–0 scores.

Finn Sipes ’22 and Riley Schermerhorn ’22 were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Mercersburg returns to action Thursday, September 16, with its first home match of the season against the Maryland School for the Deaf in the Plantz Courts. First serve is scheduled for 5 p.m.