IMS sees net gains on court

Iola Middle School’s eighth-grade A team had a volleyball match worthy of an amusement park thrill ride Thursday. (Think roller-coaster, head coach Terri Carlin said.)

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September 25, 2020 - 3:21 PM

Iola Middle School’s Avery Martin (17) passes the ball with teammate Kameron Erbert waiting to help. PHOTO BY ZOIE HESSE

BURLINGTON — Iola Middle School’s eighth-grade A team had a volleyball match worthy of an amusement park thrill ride Thursday. (Think roller-coaster, head coach Terri Carlin said.)

The Mustang crew dropped the five-set match to host Burlington, 25-7, 20-25, 25-5, 26-15 and 15-9.

“Despite the loss, I was pleased with how the girls were playing,” Carlin said. “They continue to make some great plays. We just had a couple of bad sets, but we had lots of good things happen. I am proud of them for hanging in there and taking this match to five sets.”

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