Volleyball’s Season Ends In PIAA “Final Four” (11/15/2017)
(By CSZ Sports Writer Kenn Staub) The Clarion Bobcat volleyball team squared off against the District 10 champion Maplewood Tigers on Tuesday evening (11/14) with a spot in the PIAA championship game on the line. Unfortunately, it was not the Bobcats’ night, as the Tigers won the match in straight sets 25-17, 25-21, and 25-20.
Lexi Lauer led the Bobcats’ from the service line, scoring 9 points. Maya Thornton followed with 8 and Brenna Campbell 5. Thornton and Sydney Kiser registered 7 kills apiece, Lauer drove home 6.
Clarion posted a 16-4 record for the season and can proudly boast of a quality postseason run. The Bobcats entered PIAA play after finishing third in District 9. They then proceeded to down District 7 champion Bishop Canevin out of the WPIAL and avenged a loss earlier in the season by knocking off Northern Cambria 3-1.
Maplewood will play District 11 champion Marian Catholic for the Class A state championship on Saturday (11/18) in Johnstown. Marian Catholic advanced to finals with a 3-1 victory over Bishop Carroll.
(Congratulations on a Great Season)
(photographs courtesy of Kim Constantino)