9th spikers lose in home debut

By Steve Sell
September 25, 2015

It was a rare losing night for McPherson’s ninth-grade volleyball team here Thursday in its home debut.

The Bullpups went 0-3, losing to Andale (25-20, 22-25, 19-25), Rose Hill (18-25, 15-25) and Wellington (25-20, 24-26, 24-26).

“Rough outing for our first home matches,” MHS coach Danica Fitzmorris said. “We played some exciting volleyball against Andale and Rose Hill. Defensively we fought hard, but struggled to get the ball on the floor on the opposite court. Rose Hill and Andale did a nice job of keeping the ball up and in play. We did not adjust well to the middle hitting from Rose Hill. We will work on keeping our passes off the net and pushing the set to our outsides and middles so they can get a full swing.”

MHS is right back in action on Saturday in the Buhler Invitational.