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Volleyball-JCCC finishes runner-up in conference race

11/01/13

Volleyball-JCCC finishes runner-up in conference race

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – It was a winner-take-all match between No. 1 Cowley and No. 3 Johnson County, Wednesday night at W. S. Scott Auditorium in Arkansas City, Kan. Both teams entered with perfect 9-0 records in the East Jayhawk Conference, and only one could remain undefeated. Cowley came away with a 3-1 win over the Lady Cavaliers, but all four games were closely contested. 

JCCC took the early lead with a 25-19 win and led late in the second came, only to fall 25-22.  Johnson County again had it chances in the third and fourth games, but Cowley manage to prevail 25-23 and 25-22. 

The loss prevented JCCC from winning its 21st conference title.  This was the seventh time in team history they finished runner-up in the standings. 

Sophomore Preecy Seever continued to make a case as being the top hitter in the conference. She finished with 15 kills and hit a team-best .306. Sophomore Lori Angello was just as impressive, getting 18 kills while hitting .283. She also had 24 digs. 

Freshman Alexi Hartzog led JCCC with 26 digs and sophomore Bethany Farres became the ninth setter to record over 1,000 assists in a season. She entered the match 13 shy of 1,000, and finished with 46. 

Johnson County will now host the District N Tournament, Saturday, Nov. 9. They will begin the tournament against Allen at 9 a.m., with the Kansas City Kansas/Highland match to follow at 11 a.m. The winners of each match will face off for the title and berth to the national tournament at 1 p.m.

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For schedules, rosters, and other team information, go to www.jccc.edu/cavs.