Clarion Lady Cats Volleyball Team Finishes 7-8th At State College Invitational (10/01/19)

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The Clarion Area Lady Cats competed in the State College Volleyball Tournament, this past Saturday (September 28th) and finished 7-8th overall, in a field of sixteen. The event featured some of the top teams in the state.

(State Rankings in parenthesis)

Clarion (AA #2) took second in Pool Play against Wilson, Southern Lehigh (AAA #1) and Baldwin (AAAA #8).

The Lady Cats competed in one of the two Gold Power Pools. Clarion’s Power Pool also included North Allegheny (AAAA #1), Hempfield (East) (AAAA #6), Bald Eagle Area (AA #1).

Other teams in Gold Power Pools included: State College (AAAA #2), Allentown Central Catholic(AAA #5),  Northern Cambria (A #1) and Baldwin (AAAA #8)

Schools in the Silver Pools included: Berlin Brothers Valley (A #5),Central Dauphin, Shaler, Hedgesville WV, Parkland, Conneaut Area, Wilson, Southern Lehigh (AAA #1). 

The Lady Cats opened with 25-19 and 25-15 wins over Wilson. They then downed Southern Lehigh 25-22 and 26-24.

Clarion fell to Baldwin 27-25 and 25-20. Clarion dropped 14-25 and 15-25 decisions to North Allegheny, 11-25 and 16-25 decisions to Hempfield and 18-25 and 21-25 decisions to Bald Eagle.

Brenna Campbell had 76 assists, 29 digs, 4 kills and an ace for the Lady Cats. Kait Constantino had 2 aces, 20 kills and thirty digs. Korrin Burns had 37 kills and 16 digs.

K. K. Girvan had 29 digs and three aces. Jordan Best had 3 aces, 2 kills and ten digs. Maddie Schill had a pair of aces and 8 kills, Payton Simko had 4 kills and 6 digs, Noel Anthony had an ace and Grace Matson had a dig.

North Allegheny won the Championship downing Hempfield in the finals.

(Keep up the strong work, Lady Cats!!!!)