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Ellsworth Gets First-Ever Volleyball Win Over MDI



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Nicole Austin of the Ellsworth Eagles sends the ball back over the net during Ellsworth’s 3-1 volleyball win — the first ever for the Eagles — over the Mount Desert Island Trojans on Thursday, Sept. 6, in Ellsworth.

ELLSWORTH — For the first time since their volleyball program began in 2005, the Ellsworth Eagles have beaten the Mount Desert Island Trojans.

The win came in Ellsworth on Thursday, Sept. 6, after the Trojans rallied in the late going for a first-game 26-24 win over the Eagles.

With Tori Huntley (13 kills, 7 assists and 3 aces) leading the way, the Eagles then reeled off wins in three consecutive games, downing the Trojans 25-15, 25-12 and 25-20 for the 3-1 victory.

Nicole Austin went 20-for-21 serving and had 6 kills, Audra Colley had 15 assists, 2 aces and 3 digs and Morgan Barkhouse had 8 digs for the Eagles, who upped their record to 2-0.

For the 1-1 Trojans, Madeline Cook had 6 kills and 4 aces; Hannah Boyce had 6 aces and 2 kills; Deandra Kanu had 2 aces, 4 kills and 2 digs; and Abby Jewett hadc 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist and 1 dig.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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