MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug girls’ volleyball team played in the North Division of the South West Conference post season tournament last week.

In the quarter-finals, the Panthers beat Bethel 3-1. In the semi-final round, playing against New Milford for the third time this season, Pomperaug fell in three straight sets 3-0.

The Panthers’ season comes to an end with a regular season record of 8-4 and an overall record of 9-5.

In the Bethel match, the set scores were 25-19, 25-16, 24-26, 26-24. Meghan Brennan led the team at the net with 11 kills, three aces and two blocks. Claudia Schneider added seven kills, two aces and four blocks.

Alissa Hurd chipped in with six kills, three aces, two blocks and 14 digs. Sadie Blackwell had five kills, five aces and seven digs. 

Maggie Ferguson handed out 12 assists, served two aces and had seven digs, while Erin Flangan had eight assists, three aces and five digs.

The Panthers faced New Milford for the third time in the semi-final round. 

The first time the two teams met, New Milford took the match in five games. A couple of weeks ago, Pomperaug swept to a 3-0 victory on its home court.

Last week, New Milford was more focused and won the match in straight sets, 25-28, 25-19, 25-19. 

Sadie Blackwell led offensively with seven kills, served two aces and had eight digs on defense.

Junior setter, Ferguson had eight assists, two aces, two kills, two blocks and 15 digs. 

Brennan play well on defense with 20 digs, as did Meghan Belval, who picked up 13 digs. 

It was the final game for seniors Alissa Hurd, Zoe Baltrush and Meghan Belval.

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