Boy’s Volleyball Team Wins PenSouth Conference 10 Tournament, Girls Take Second Place

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Menchville Monarchs – PenSouth Conference 10 Champions

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Menchville Monarchs - PenSouth Conference 10 Champions
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Menchville Monarchs – PenSouth Conference 10 Champions

The Menchville Girl’s Volleyball Team was unable to topple first seed and undefeated Warwick in the Conference Tournament Thursday night.  They lost 3-0. Despite the loss, there are still reasons to celebrate.  Siena Naotala and Lexie Hendricks were named to the All-Conference team. The team also  advances to the Regional Tournament.  They play Princess Anne High School on Monday at 5:00 at Princess Anne.

The Boy’s Volleyball Team rallied in the the 5th game to beat Gloucester 3-2 and win the PenSouth Conference 10 Volleyball Title.   Menchville won the first set 25-17. Gloucester took an early lead in the game, but the Monarchs, after tying the game 4 different times, finally moved ahead on a point made by Noah Webster.  They didn’t look back at that point – keeping the lead for the win.

Game 2 was a bit tighter, as both teams fought hard and volleyed well but Menchville finished with a 25-21 edge. The third game saw Gloucester jump to an early lead (at one point scoring 7 straight points)  they held for a 25-18 win. Gloucester also managed to retain control of an exciting 4th game, winning 26-28.

In the final game, the Monarchs dug themselves into a hole that they slowly climbed out of.  The Monarchs were down 7-13, Gloucester was within 3 points of winning the championship, when they rallied with 6 points to tie the game 13-13 and pull ahead for the 16-14 win.

Brandon Mueller, Noah Webster and Lucas Gray were named to the All-Conference team and Gray was announced as the PenSouth Conference 10 Volleyball Player of the Year.

The Monarch’s advance to Regionals and will play Princess Ann at 5:00 Monday at Green Run High School.

Siena Naotala attempts to block a Warwick shot.
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Siena Naotala attempts to block a Warwick shot.
Blake Forbes celebrates a point.
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Blake Forbes celebrates a point.
Mackenzie Swetnam prepares to serve
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Mackenzie Swetnam prepares to serve
Waiting for the serve.
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Waiting for the serve.
All-Conference Playerd Siena Naotala and Lexie Hendricks
All-Conference Playerd Siena Naotala and Lexie Hendricks
Brandon Williams and Jan Suren block a Gloucester shot.
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Brandon Williams and Jan Suren block a Gloucester shot.
Riley Sweeny prepares to serve
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Riley Sweeny prepares to serve
James Gaita prepares to serve.
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James Gaita prepares to serve.