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CLIPPERS WIN A WILD MATCH TO ADVANCE TO TITLE

Photo Credit: Chris Giovannone

COLUMBIANA OH- Newton Falls came to the hanger in Columbiana on Wednesday night in the district semifinals. The Tigers brought everything they had and it made for a wild match. The Clippers were able to do enough to win in four sets, but none of the sets had a team below 20, and two of the sets went to extra points (27-25 30-32 25-20 25-20).

Tori Long was impressive earning a double double with 29 digs, and 18 kills. Maddie Witherow also contributed a double double with 12 kills, and 12 digs. Not to be outdone, Grace Witmer was able to notch a triple double with 29 assists, 10 kills, and 10 digs. Maci Linhart made incredible defense and gathered 44 digs.

Columbiana advances to the district championship where they’ll travel to top seeded Mineral Ridge on Saturday. That game is set to start at 1:00.

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