Murphy volleyball team beats South Whidbey to take over second place
LANGLEY -- The Archbishop Murphy volleyball team won its sixth straight game after sweeping aside South Whidbey in a Cascade Conference match. McKenna Palmer had 28 assists and Sam Hayward added 14 kills for the Wildcats, who moved out of a tie with the Falcons and into sole possession of second place. Mackenzie Hezel had 14 kills and 16 digs and Meagan Longdon recorded 22 assists and seven digs for South Whidbey. At South Whidbey H.S.Archbishop Murphy 25 25 25 -- 3South Whidbey 23 20 23 -- 0Highlights--Archbishop Murphy: Sam Hayward 14 kills; Caroline Hoban 7 kills; McKenna Palmer 28 assists. South Whidbey: Mackenzie Hezel 14 kills, 16 digs; Abby Hotson 8 kills, 4 blocks; Anne Madsen 7 aces, 5 kills; Meagan Longdon 22 assists, 7 digs. Records--Archbishop Murphy 7-2 league, 8-2 overall. South Whidbey 6-3, 7-3.