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KLT high school roundup: Freeport volleyball's unbeaten streak in section ends

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Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 1:18 a.m.
 

Freeport's unbeaten run to begin the girls volleyball season came to a halt after a 3-2 loss on their home court Thursday against Knoch.

The Knights (9-2, 7-1), who now share first place in Section 4-AA with Freeport (9-1, 7-1), fell behind in the match, but rallied with wins of 26-24 and 15-12 in Game 4 and 5. They claimed Game 1, 25-21, and the Yellowjackets took the next two, 27-25 and 25-20.

Celina Sanks hit 33 kills for Knoch, and Mary Zellhart and Schaely Renfrew contributed 11 and 13.

Freeport and Mars shared the Section 4-AA title last year, while Knoch came in third. In 2011, Knoch and Mars shared the Section 2-AA title while Freeport claimed Section 6-AA.

West Shamokin 3, St. Joseph 0 Stephanie Schrecengost had eight kills, and Alecia Calhoun had seven to lead the Wolves to a Section 1-A win at St. Joseph. Setter Sierra Dailey had 20 assists and added five kills for West Shamokin (8-1, 8-1).

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Burrell 3, Freeport 2 Ashley Szymkowiak, Dana McAlpine and Anika Ignozzi scored to keep Burrell (8-7-0, 6-6-0) alive in the playoff chase in Section 2-AA.

Megan Manke and Erica Jack scored for Freeport (8-6-1, 7-4-1), which suffered the setback one night after Manke's overtime winner gave the team a win over fourth-place Highlands, 3-2. The Yellowjackets will reach the playoffs with wins over Deer Lakes and Indiana next week.

Karns City 5, Kittanning 0 — The Gremlins brought an end to a four-game winning streak for Kittanning (7-3-0) with a nonsection road win at Lenape Tech.

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