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Herkimer Generals Volleyball Defeats Cayuga Spartans at POD Tournament

Saturday (9/24) women’s volleyball competed in a POD Tournament hosted by Cayuga Community College against the Onondaga Lazers, #2 Jefferson Cannoneers, and the tournament hosts, Cayuga Spartans.  Herkimer started off the day trailing after after two losses that morning against the Lazers and Cannoneers.  But that afternoon they rallied together to leave the tournament victorious.  Herkimer earned the first set in a back and forth battle as they defeated the Spartans 25-22.  The Generals led even more success in the second game over Cayuga winning 25-11.  However the Spartans fought back and earned one set 25-18 as they prevented the shut-out.  It only took one more game for the Generals to take the win as they defeated the Spartans 25-17 in the fourth and final set of their afternoon.  Herkimer freshman #9 Marica Bellico (Naples, Italy) was a pivotal player this match earning 12 kills and 10 blocks overall.  #12 freshman middle hitter Alex Jones (Canastota, NY) was also a playmaker this match as she earned five kills, five assists, and two aces over the Spartans that afternoon. 

Box Scores:

Herkimer Generals 0, Onondaga Lazers 3.

Game 1: 25-11.  Game 2: 25-14.  Game 3: 25-17.

Herkimer Generals 0, #2 Jefferson Cannoneers 3.

Game 1: 25-8.  Game 2: 25-18.  Game 3: 25-11.

Herkimer Generals 3, Cayuga Spartans 1.

Game 1: W, 25-22.  Game 2: W, 25-11.  Game 3: L, 25-18.  Game 4: W, 25-17.

 

Herkimer Generals volleyball turns their attention to their next game Wednesday (9/28) 6p.m. @ SUNY Adirondack.

-Emily Woudenberg

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