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McPherson Sports Roundup: Volleyball Continues Strong Season



Thursday, Sept. 21 vs Derby

Derby 5, McPherson 1


McPherson had four shots on goal, Trenton Moll made four saves.

McPherson (3-5) will host Buhler next Tuesday at McPherson High School.



Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Augusta

McPherson (W) 28, 25 vs Augusta 26, 11

McPherson (W) 25, 25 vs Mulvane 16, 12




Ava Romero and Brooke Doile (12)

Addison Chapman and Haely Hagemann (11)


Alex Romero (23)

Addison Chapman (18)

Ava Romero (17)


Addison Chapman (4)

Ava Romero and Brooke Doile (3)


Alex Romero (38)


“Varsity had a great team effort,” said Head Coach Christy Doile. “The highlight of the night was being down 15-20 in set one vs Mulvane, we took our final timeout and we brought Cora Pavlovich into the game who gave us a tremendous spark in the front row.  To finish the set, Alex Romero made a great dig, Addison Chapman set Pavlovich who hit the ball line for set point 28-26.


Middle School Tennis

Thursday, Sept. 21 vs Prairie Hills

McPherson 16, Buhler 2

“A great win for our girls tonight,” said Head Coach Paul Reichenberger. “I was proud of how they battled. The girls went 3-0 in tiebreakers which shows grit and a will to win.”


Eighth Grade Volleyball

Thursday, Sept. 21 at Lakewood Middle School

A-Team (W) 24, 27, 16 vs Lakewood 26, 26, 7

“After a rough loss on Monday, the Bullpups came back swinging,” said Head Coach Christine Pianalto. “We were able to get a lot of great sets to our hitters, and Kennedy Bonham and Ellie Herrera each recorded at least 6 kills during the match.”


B-Team (W) 26, 18, 16 vs Lakewood 19, 25, 10

“The girls were communicating and moving their feet really well,” said Head Coach Tami Malm. “We lost our focus in the second set, but the girls gained momentum at the end of that set and were able to keep that momentum through the 3rd set.”