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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Prescott spikers fall in final regular season match to Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH - The Prescott High School volleyball was beaten 3-1 by Ellsworth in its final regular season match of the 2016 season Tuesday evening.

The Cardinals won Game 1, their first Game 1 win in Middle Border Conference play since their first league match this season against Amery, by a 25-18 score. But the Panthers were big winners in Game 2 by 25-15 score and the edged out the Cards in more closely contested Games 3 and 4 by 25-23 scores.

Serving was a decisive factor in Ellsworth's win as the Panthers got 10 aces past Prescott's defense, five in the second game alone.

PHS, finishes the season at 19-15 overall and 4-3 in the MBC in a second place tie with Ellsworth. The Cardinals will learn their WIAA Division 2Regional Tournament seed and pairing this evening.

Prescott's Maddie Groskopf sets up this return ball from Ellsworth during Tuesday's match in front of the EHS student section.

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