The 8th grade volleyball team fell one win short of returning to the finals of Munciana’s middle school tournament.
The 8th grade notched wins against Muncie Northside (25-5, 25-8), Southwood (25-22, 25-24), and Muncie Southside (25-8, 25-15). New Castle’s losses came from tournament runner-up, Immanuel Lutheran (16-25, 20-25), and Maple Creek (15-25, 22-25), the tournament winner.
New Castle middle blockers Gracie Carter and Bailey Stearns both played well throughout the tournament.
Emily Grow was the team kills leader and Ashlynn Guffey lead the team in service aces.