The Canton girl’s modified volleyball team continued their hot streak Monday night as they won their fourth consecutive match downing Tupper Lake 2-1 on the road. 

The first set started off tight until Emma Logan served four aces to put the Bears up 12-9.  Katie Metcalf took over serving for four points to put the Bears up 17-11.  The Lumberjacks battled back to bring the score within two at 17-15.  After a few long volleys and a great tip from Logan the Bears were up 22-17.  Josie Gabriel served three aces to close out the set with the Bears winning 25-17.

The Bears and Lumberjacks battled point for point to open the second set until Tupper Lake took a 13-10 lead.  After a few errors from both teams, Zoey Mattice served three points to bring the Bears into the lead at 14-13.  Gabriel then served four points, including three aces, to bring the lead to 19-14 before Tupper Lake took a time out.  Gabriel posted threee more aces after the time out and the Bears went on to win the second set 25-17.

The third set opened point for point until Lily Borelli served four points on three aces to give the Bears a 7-4 lead.  Tupper Lake came back with strong serving to take the lead 12-7 and never looked back.  Tupper Lake widened the lead to 17-10.  A bright spot in the third was Elaina Locy who had two nice digs to help bring the score to 22-15 before the Lumberjacks took the win at 25-15.

The modified volleyball team plays again on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Potsdam. The game will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network.

(Editor’s Note: This post and photo comes courtesy of Kristen Whittier)

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