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Manteno Volleyball Takes 2nd Place
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
by: Ben Riner

Manteno Volleyball hosted the Early Bird Tournament. Manteno faced Thornton Fractional North their first game in pool play. Manteno won both sets (25-16,25-11). Manteno then went on to face Newark next to win that also, but in three games (25-22,20-25,15-12). Clifton Central was the Panthers next opponent.  The Panthers pulled off the comeback with winning in three games (16-25, 25-10,15-8). Manteno finished 3-0 in their pool. They then went on to tournament play where they faced Flanagan-Cornell in the semifinals. Panthers went on to beat the Falcons in 2 games with the scores being 25-17 and 25-21. The Panthers went into the championship facing a tough Newark team that they beat earlier in the day. The very competitive Newark team came out and beat the Panthers in two games. ( 18-25, 10-25). Manteno Panther's, Kaycie Wenzel and Brandi Woods, both were put on the all tournament team. Manteno ended the tournament 4-1. Great tournament for the Manteno Panthers.


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