Lady Cats Volleyball Team Plays Tough Against Altoona On Senior Night 10/28/16)
The Clarion Area Lady Cats Volleyball Team concluded their regular season, on Senior Night, Tuesday (October 25th), as they hosted the Altoona Lady Mountain Lions.
Prior to the game the team honored seniors Gloria Kroh and Olivia Burns and their parents.
The Lady Cats fell in straight sets, but played tough against Triple-A Altoona. As has been the formula for success at Clarion for years, the Cats play a number of larger schools and highly ranked teams. This prepares them well for the playoffs.
Altoona won the first set 25-21, but Clarion was within 1 point at 21-22, before the Mountain Lions had a three-point run to close out the set. The second set saw the Clarion up 25-24, before falling. Several strong scoring runs by Altoona, led to their win in the third set.
The Clarion seniors had a strong night, with Kroh collecting 29 assists, 3 kills, 10 digs and 1 point and Burns contributing 21 kills, 11 digs and 2 points (1 ace).
Kaitlyn Constantino scored 7 points (2 aces) and had 13 digs and four kills. Alexis Constantino had 4 points and twelve digs. Maya Miller had 4 points, including an ace. Maddie McNamara had 1 point, a kill and a dig. Lexi lauer had 1 point, a kill and a dig. Hailey sintobin had a kill. Carly Best, Devon Quinn and Kaylie Lutz each had a dig.
The Lady Cats have a first round bye in the District 9 Class A Championships and will host the winner of the Johnsonburg – Cranberry match, on Thursday (November 3rd).
The Lady Cat Junior varsity dropped a 1-2 decision (7-25, 25-12, 14-25).