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JAMES BUCHANAN 3, SHIPPENSBURG 0 >> James Buchanan shut out Shippensburg in a Mid Penn Capital Division match, but the Greyhounds did not go down without a fight.

After a 25-12 loss in the first set, Shippensburg (2-11, 2-10 MPC) battled in the final two frames, forcing JB to play tight sets to earn the match-win. The Rockets squeezed by in games two and three 25-21 and 29-27, respectively.

"The girls worked hard tonight," Shippensburg coach Suwan Kongkeattikil said. "Even though we did not get a "W" but they played their hearts out."

Erica Eberly had 10 kills for JB (7-7, 6-6 MPC) in the win.

James Buchanan 3, Shippensburg 0

Sets — 25-12, 25-21, 29-27

at Mercersburg

Shippensburg Statistics

Kills — Rianon McKee 5, Cierra Noel 5; Assists — Mariah Throckmorton 10.

James Buchanan Statistics

Kills — Erica Eberly 10; Blocks — Tyana Quivers 4; Assists — Kayla Cummings 15; Digs — Cummings 8, Logan Souders 8, Sarah Blair 8; Aces — Quivers 3

JV score — James Buchanan 2, Shippensburg 0 (25-17, 25-11)

MCCONNELLSBURG 3, TUSSEY MOUNTAIN 0 >> The Spartans had a day off before returning to Sideling Hill/Inter-County Conference play, and used that day of practice to their advantage to defeat Tussey Mountain.

"I thought we played cleaner volleyball tonight than we've been," McConnellsburg coach Heidi Johnston said. "We worked a lot on timing of our offense and I was to glad to see that paying off at the net."

McConnellsburg (12-2, 7-1 SHL, 6-0 ICC) is unbeaten in its own gym.

McConnellsburg 3, Tussey Mountain 0

Sets — 25-20, 25-16, 25-17

at McConnellsburg

McConnellsburg Statistics

Kills — Carly Swope 10, Bridgette Ritchey 10, Cylie Keefer 7; Blocks — Ritchey 2, Keefer 1; Assists — Lindsey Randler 28; Digs — Swope 18, Randler 10, Kailey Dils 8; Aces — Swope 4.

JV score — McConnellsburg 2, Tussey Mountain 0 (26-24, 25-18).

SOUTHERN FULTON 3, FANNETT-METAL 1 >> Southern Fulton earned a victory over rival Fannett-Metal in Sideling Hill/Inter-County Conference action.

The Indians won Games 1 and 2 before Fannett-Metal (1-14, 0-9 SHL, 0-7 ICC) bounced back in game three in a close 25-21 victory for the Tigers.

"We had a rough start; we really didn't seem to be in it," Fannett-Metal coach Keri Daniel said. "The Tigers really came alive in the third game. We were talking and moving. Tonight the team showed how we truly play."

Southern Fulton (7-5, 4-4 SHL, 4-3 ICC) avoided Set 5 with another close 25-21 win in the fourth set. SF's Madison Breeze led the Indians with 12 kills, while Mikayla O'Neal earned 16 service points and three aces.

Southern Fulton 3, Fanett-Metal 1

Sets — SF 25-13, SF 25-16, FM 25-21, SF 25-21

at Warfordsburg

Fannett-Metal Statistics

Kills — Kiana Patrick 8; Assists — Maci Bowen 3, Taylor Coffman 3; Digs — Patrick 4, Brooke Harris 4, Emily Metcalfe 4; Aces — Metcalfe.

Southern Fulton Statistics

Kills — Madison Breeze 12, Shaye Smartt 8; Assists — Peyton Koons 20; Digs — Morgan Fitz 19, Smartt 8; Service points — Mikayla O'Neal 16; Aces — O'Neal 3.

JV score — Southern Fulton 2, Fannett-Metal 0 (25-5, 25-15).

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