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Comets hand Ephrata second league loss
The Ephrata boys volleyball team suffered just its second league loss of the season Tuesday night at home as visiting Penn Manor defeated the Mounts 3-2 in five hard-fought games. After splitting the first four games (17-25, 25-23, 25-19, 21-25), the Comets prevailed in the tiebreaker with a 15-12 win. Dylan Weber had 16 kills and a block to pace the Comets. Ephrata got a huge match out of Chris Prosser, who finished with 13 kills and three aces. David Witmer chipped in with six blocks for the Mounts, who fell to 5-2. In addition to Tuesday, Ephrata also was in action last Thursday when the Mounts posted a 3-0 victory over Cedar Crest. In a hotly-contested match, the Mount prevailed in three tight games by scores of 25-23, 25-22 and 25-20. Prosser collected a team-high eight kills and two aces while Witmer contributed seven blocks. Matt Bartow also had two aces for the winners. Cocalico, meanwhile, picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Lebanon. after dropping the first game (23-25), the Eagles rallied to take the next three games (25-15, 25-13, 25-21) to clinch the win. Senior Josh Williams had a big evening at the net for Cocalico, registering a match-high 13 kills. Luke Parson added three aces and three blocks in the victory.