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Lady Raiders are Volleyball Sub-District Champs


November 4, 2021

"The right to celebrate:" The Dog Pile . . . In many sports a team 'Dog Pile' is the manner of celebrating a major victory. The Lawrence-Nelson Lady Raiders celebrate winning the Class D2-6 sub-district tournament this week in the prescribed manner. The victory was the team's fourth victory in a row, gave the right to play in the district tournament and was the team's 17th victory of the season. (Photo courtesy of Denise Mazour.)

Go figure . . .

The highest seeded team (Silver Lake) in the Class D2-6 Sub-district tournament played the lowest seeded team (Franklin). This was the 4th meeting of the schools this season and Silver Lake won the first three games.

Go figure . . .

Franklin pulled off the upset giving credence to the old wives tale: "It's tough to beat a team four times in a season."

Then . . . in the championship game of the Sub-district our L-N Lady Raiders played Franklin knowing full well of Franklin's win over Silver Lake and also aware this game would be its third game of the season against Frankl...

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