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Dragons win Showdown of Cities

Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 4:56 am

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Pine City’s gym was rocking, Thursday, for a volleyball showdown of the Dragons and the Rush City Tigers.  The Dragons come away with a 3-1 win, one coach Anna Potvin says in order to get, her team had to dig deep.

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The Dragons remain perfect at 3-0.   Rush City falls to 1-2.  Tigers head coach Eric Telander says despite the loss, he feels like his team continues to play hard.

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The Dragons’ fanatics made the game feel like a playoff atmosphere.  Potvin says her team needs to adapt to playing in front of noisy crowds

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Pine City will host an eight team tournament on Saturday.

Pine City Stat Leaders:

Holly Staples – 8 kills, 2 assists, 1 ace, 10 digs, 1 block
Paige Pogones- 4 kills, 18 assists, 3 aces, 4 digs, 3 blocks
Laura Linzmeier – 8 kills, 1 ace, 10 digs, 4 blocks
Haeley Braden – 6 digs
Kim Shuey – 13 kills, 1 assist, 4 aces, 6 digs, 3 blocks
Gretchen Linzmeier – 14 assists, 3 aces, 7 digs, 1 block
Emily Camp – 14 kills, 1 assist, 5 aces, 7 digs, 5 blocks

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