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MAHS volleyball gets trio of early victories

Posted 9/11/19

The Middletown volleyball team started the season with a slate that included wins against Northern York, Harrisburg and Milton Hershey, and a third-place finish in their pool at the annual Trinity …

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MAHS volleyball gets trio of early victories

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The Middletown volleyball team started the season with a slate that included wins against Northern York, Harrisburg and Milton Hershey, and a third-place finish in their pool at the annual Trinity Tournament.

On Monday at home against Northern York, the Raiders won 25-17, 25-13, 25-20.

Jaelynn Keller had 6 kills and 2 blocks, and Cassie Ebersole added 5 kills, 4 aces and 5 digs. Carly Dupes had 2 kills, 1 ace, 11 digs and 21 assists, and Delilah Fuentes recorded 4 kills, 3 aces and 6 digs.

In a 25-23, 25-19, 25-23 win at Milton Hershey on Thursday, Dupes had 21 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces, 1 block and 19 assists. Hailey Herneisey had 17 digs, 1 kill and 1 ace, and Ebersole added 6 kills, 5 digs and 3 blocks.

On Sept. 3, in a 25-10, 25-18, 25-8 home win vs. Harrisburg, Natalie Krupilis registered 5 kills and 1 block, Ebersole had 4 kills, 2 digs and 2 aces, Keller had 2 kills and 2 blocks, and Dupes recorded 1 kill, 7 digs and 3 aces.

In the Trinity Tournament at the end of August, the Raiders split with West Perry (25-14, 22-25), Mechanicsburg (25-15, 11-25) and York Catholic (25-21, 14-25).

They then took two against Penns Valley (25-23, 25-20) and lost two to Trinity (20-25, 23-25).

The team played a deciding match against Lower Dauphin to determine if they made the Gold or Silver bracket and lost 25-22.

Against Penns Valley in the quarterfinals, they ran out of steam and lost 25-22.

Tournament stats include Lani Moore with 14 kills, 25 digs and 8 aces; Fuentes with 14 kills, 18 digs, 1 ace and 1 block; Ebersole with 16 kills, 2 aces and 10 digs; and Herneisey with 45 digs and 3 aces.

The Raiders will play host to James Buchanan on Thursday before traveling to Manheim Central on Saturday and CD East on Tuesday.