DuBois Volleyball Rallies Past St. Marys will Face Punxsy in D9 Title Game

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Danessa Allison and Lexi Ray combined for 28 kills to help top-seeded DuBois rally past visiting and fourth-seeded St. Marys, 3-2, in the District 9 3A volleyball semifinals.

After grabbing a 1-0 lead with a 25-22 Set One victory, the Lady Beavers fell down 2-1 by dropping sets two and three by scores of 25-21 and 25-22. But DuBois battled back to force a fifth set with a 25-23 Set Four win and then took home the match with a 15-6 Set Five victory.

Allison led the Lady Beavers with 15 kills with Ray adding 13. Kelli Hoffer served well for DuBois with six aces, Kylee Bundy paced the defense with 38 digs and Ashley McCluskey ran the offense with 42 set assists.

DuBois will face second-seeded Punxsutawney, a 3-0 (28-26, 27-25, 25-17) winner over Bradford in the District 9 title game at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brockway High School.

BOYS’ SOCCER

SOMERSET 4, CLEARFIELD 2

WINDBER, Pa. – Despite grabbing a 1-0 lead midway through the first half, Clearfield fell, 4-2, to Somerset in a PIAA Class 3A boys’ soccer play-in game at Windber.

Zane Morgan gave the Bison (13-4-2) a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute, but Somerset scored twice before halftime to take a 2-1 lead.

The Eagles then expanded the lead to 3-1 in the second half before Jake Sorbera got Clearfield back within a goal, 3-2, with under 20 minutes left.

But Somerset picked up an insurance goal to close out the contest.


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