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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Season ends for M-ettes

Malta beats Harlem, lose to Choteau, Wolf Point


November 13, 2019

Pierre Bibbs

Malta senior Carly Garfield goes up for a block in their loss to Choteau.

The season ended for the Malta M-ettes volleyball team as they fell 3-0 to the Glasgow Scotties in the elimination bracket of the Northern B Divisional in Wolf Point on Friday, November 8.

The Lady Scotties would go on to defeat the Fairfield Eagles and Shelby Coyotes, to punch their ticket to the championship game. They would lose to Choteau in three games.

The Malta M-ettes squared off against the Choteau Bulldogs and lost in three sets on Thursday, November 7. The scores were 25-5, 25-9, and 25-7.

The M-ettes were able to celebrate a win at the divisional tournament as they defeated the Harlem Wildcats in the elimination bracket 3-2 on Friday, November 8.

The M-ettes had taken the Wildcats to five games in both of their previous meetings this year but failed to get a win until last Thursday. The scores were 26-24 MAL, 28-26 HAR, 25-16 HAR, and 15-11 MAL.

Sophomore Justine Lamb lad Malta with seven of their 38 kills. Lauren Tuss had 17 of Malta's 34 assists. Kaylanna Bain and Carly Garfield both had five aces and two blocks apiece. Kylie Hunter had 34 of Malta's 120 digs.

The M-ettes would later fall to the Lady Scotties in three games. The scores were 25-13, 25-11, and 25-6.

Kaylee Bishop led Malta with four of the team's 10 kills. Maddie Williamson had seven of Malta's 10 assists. Bain had Malta's lone block. Hunter had nine of Malta's 34 digs.


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