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Volleyball Cats compete in tournament

By: Allen Kopitsky, Democrat News

Alan Kopitksy, Democrat News
Kinleigh Gresham passes the ball to a Cats’ teammate.

The Fredericktown High School volleyball team competed in the Dig for Life Tournament, Friday and Saturday, in Cape Girardeau.

The Blackcats began pool play Friday, defeating Dexter 25-21, 25-16; and Winona 25-23, 25-17. Saturday, Fredericktown played Notre Dame. The Bulldogs won the first set, 25-22, but the Cats came back to take the second, 25-20. Based on point differential, Fredericktown won its pool.

Later, Saturday, the Cats opened bracket play by defeating Lesterville, 25-22, 25-13. The Cats then won 25-20, 25-19 against South Iron. In the tournament quarterfinals, Fredericktown suffered its first loss of the season falling 25-21, 25-21 to Central.

Monday, Fredericktown won a match at Ellington in straight sets, 26-24, 25-14, 25-18.

The Cat, 9-1-1, host West County, Thursday.

Alan Kopitksy, Democrat News.
Amelia Miller tries to score a point for the Cats in the Dig for Life Tournament, Saturday, in Cape Girardeau.

Alan Kopitksy, Democrat News.
Ava Penuel serves the ball for the Blackcats.


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