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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Central Christian puts up fight with York

  • Central Christian College put up a fight in a losing effort Tuesday night against York College, falling 1-3.
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  • Central Christian College put up a fight in a losing effort Tuesday night against York College, falling 1-3.
    The Tigers came out swinging in the first set, showing fire and battling with Panthers the entire time. Neither team was able to put the game away by the 25th point, requiring four extra points before CCC pulled out the 29-27 win.
    The Tigers put down 13 kills in set one, while only making seven errors in 36 attempts.
    York Rebounded in the next three sets, however, winning 25-13, 24-14, 25-17. The Tigers managed eight kills in both the second and fourth sets, while only getting five in the third. They made 22 errors between the three sets.
    Sophomore Mayuko Shono led the Tigers in kills with 12, while committing only three errors. Israel Espinosa finished with seven kills, while Hannah Crandall had five.
    Crandall led the Tigers in assists with 24 total. Samantha Dahl had 18 digs.
    Shono also recorded two service aces on the night.
    York was led by Alyssa Didier’s 14 kills, followed by Dacy Bonner with 11. Melanie Baxa recorded 29 assists for the Panthers, while Tatiana Arvie had 18 digs. Baxa also put up 11 digs and three aces in the winning effort.
    Central Christian falls to 4-13 overall and 0-7 in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference.
    The Tigers are six games back from first-place Bellevue University, who is a 20-3 overall record and 5-0 mark in the conference.
    The Tigers have a busy weekend on tap, as they host the Nos. 3 and 4 teams in the MCAC Friday and Saturday.
    Friday’s match will see Waldorf College come to McPherson for a 7 p.m. game. Saturday’s will see CCC host the College of Saint Mary at 1 p.m.

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