Could not quite push through
Hawks fall to RSM, drop 2 close matches at home tourney
September 28, 2023
Set scores kept getting closer but Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn was unable to overtake Remsen St. Mary's in a War Eagle Conference match on Sept. 21. St. Mary's (1A No. 10) swept H-M-S by scores of 25-16, 25-18, 25-23.
"I really felt like we did a lot of good things against a solid team," Hawk coach Cheryl Kroese observed. "Our passing was consistent and we were constantly getting a hand on the block."
During the final set, H-M-S cut the margin to two or three points but St. Mary's would respond and extend it back to five or six.
"I challenged the girls to get to that two or three points and then...