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October 24, 2013

Springtown net play too much for Lady Rams

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In game two, Allen came up with a pair of kills but Springtown, courtesy of five send downs by Meek, cruised to a 17-5 lead.

With the visitors leading 20-7, the Lady Rams scored four of the next five points to cut the lead to 21-11. Simonton had a block in the run which was also helped by a kill each from Allen and Vasquez. Another point came on a SHS service error, one of the few Lady Porcupines’ mistakes during the match.

Meek again stopped an MWHS rally with a kill, Katelynn Mainord added a stopper and Ashley Mainord fired an ace to bring the contest to game point.

Two rallies later, Brooklyn Dauenhauer ended the second game with a kill from the outside.

The Lady Rams did not back down and were trailing just 7-5 after the first 12 rallies of the third game. Simonton had a kill on a set by Erin Burgeson, and aggressive serving forced Springtown into three return errors and a net violation.

But the Lady Porcupines quickly rebounded and went on an 11-0 run – paced by three kills and a block by Meek and three stoppers from Katelynn Mainord – to take an 18-5 lead.

Again, the Lady Rams refused to give up and came back with four points during the following five rallies to cut the lead to 19-9.

Allen had a kill in the short run, with Mason Malone firing a pair of aces. MWHS scored another point after a Springtown return error.

The teams swapped points during the ensuing six rallies, and the Lady Rams added two points after a pair of SHS return errors as the Lady Porcupines led 23-14.

A MWHS return error brought game three to match point, and on the next rally Mackensie Martin served an ace to seal the contest and the match.

 

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