The night did not start well for the Continental Varsity Volleyball team as it struggled out of the gate against visiting Antwerp. The Archers routed the Pirates in game 1, 25-7. The Pirates righted the ship and took a close second game 27-25. The Archers took game 3 and looked to make it a quick night 25-17. The Pirates survived game 4, 25-23 to push the match to game 5. The fifth game was another close one but went the Pirates way 15-13.
Kennedy Hiltner led the Pirates with 55 digs and 2 aces. Jessica Stauffer had 24 assists, 5 kills and 18 digs. Brooke Bradford had 18 kills, 13 digs and 3 aces. Madelyn Potts had 23 digs and 15 kills. Mackenzie Rayle had 21 digs, 8 kills, and 2 aces. Breanne Eickholt had 10 kills. Tygre Troyer had 7 kills.
Continental improved to 5-15 and will travel to Miller City on Friday for a Putnam County League match. Antwerp Archers fall to 8-10.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter