BY: Maddie Karr
On Saturday, October 3 the Junior High Lady Mustangs took the court against Wilcox Hildreth for their first game of the Junior High tournament. They started out the first set strong and took the first set 25-7. In the second set, Wil/Hil came out strong and the Mustangs lost the set 25-21. After a pep talk at the end of the set from Coach Henkel and Coach Sluka, the girls started the third set. They won the game 25-8.
The girls took a break while Southern Valley and Red Cloud played each other. They ended up in the championship playing Southern Valley. The girls won the first set 25-23. They came out for the second set confident and excited. The game was extremely close but they pulled ahead and won 32-30. Coach Henkel commented on the girls’ hard work, saying “The girls did an awesome job playing as a team and never giving up! The game against Southern Valley was our hardest game yet but they pulled through and played very well. Sophie Butler and Emma Schmidt served so well and helped pull ahead when we needed it.”
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