Prescott rallies to beat Ellsworth in volleyball
PRESCOTT - Storming back from a 2-0 deficit the Prescott High Schoopl volleyball team rallied the beat Hwy. 10 rival Ellsworth 3-2 Thursday evening in its Homecoming Week match.
Ellsworth jumped out to big leads and easily took games one and two by scores of 25-19, 25-18. But the Cardinals started their comeback with a huge game three win 25-10. The momentum continued in their favor as they won game four 25-14.
Game five was more even until PHS's Lily Weiser scored a kill to put Prescott ahead 7-6. They outscored the Panthers 8-3 from there. EHS never got close than 11-9 as the Cards closed them out with a kill from Alexis Maxwell and a pair of aces from Mariah Krings.
Prescott goes back over .500 overall at 12-11, 2-3 in the Middle Border Conference. They play in the Amery Invitational Saturday. Ellsworth took its fourth loss in a row to drop to 8-12, 1-4. They also have a tournament this weekend, in Cannon Falls, Minn.
Middle Border Conference Standings
New Richmond 4-1
Tuesday, Oct. 1
Osceola def. Ellsworth 3-0
Baldwin-Woodville def. Somerset 3-0 (25-8, 25-21, 25-11)
Prescott def. Durand 3-1 (27-25, 25-11, 22-25, 25-18)
New Richmond def. Amery (25-3, 25-18, 25-10)
Thursday, Oct. 3
Prescott def. Ellsworth 3-2 (19-25, 18-25, 25-10, 25-14, 15-9)
Somerset def. Durand 3-2 (25-9, 22-25, 25-15, 22-25, 15-11)
Baldwin-Woodville def. Amery 3-1
Osceola def. New Richmond 3-2
Tuesday, Oct. 8
Baldwin-Woodville at New Richmond
Somerset at Osceola
Durand at Ellsworth
Amery at Prescott
Latest rankings from the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association: http://www.wissports.net/page/show/533418-rankings