In what was without a doubt the longest game of their young careers, the Panthers traveled to South Haven tonight to play a hybrid of their Freshman and JV teams. The 7 person team took on 2 full squads and played 5 full games. The match lasted 2 fulls hours, and they played hard for every minute of it.
After losing 16-25 in the 1st game, they fought back and nearly took the second, losing 25-27. A good server racked up a big lead in game 3, and the Panthers were unable to recover losing, 15-25. The team rallied in game four, losing again 25-27. Despite being exhausted, the Panthers pushed themselves and were able to finish with a win in game 5 – 25 -21.
Marleigh Schultz 2 kills 3 aces 1 dig
Essie Zuniga 1 assist 2 aces 2 digs
Lauren Laws 2 kills 2 aces 5 blocks
Abby Whorton 3 kills 2 aces 1 dig 9 blocks
Aleah Sexton 3 kills 9 digs 2 blocks
Tia Caldwell 5 aces 4 digs
Alexis Hoadley 10 assists 3 aces 2 digs