Mechanicsburg 3, Chambersburg 2: The Trojans won the first set 25-18, and, after dropping the next two, 25-15 and 25-22, rebounded to win 25-20 in the fourth set and set up a deciding game.
But the Wildcats captured the non-league, season opener at CASHS Field House on Tuesday evening by claiming the fifth set, 15-11.
Chambersburg coach Ty Frelin said, “Mechanicsburg played very well tonight. Unfortunately, we had a lot of unforced errors throughout the match. We struggled to get into any kind of rhythm. Now we need to bounce back and get on a roll.”
Morgan Stockslager piled up some numbers for the Trojans (1-0), leading the team with 20 digs and 10 kills and adding two blocks. Kate Etter supplied 18 service points, 19 digs and 20 assists.
Also for Chambersburg, Addi Kegerreis had seven kills and two blocks, Kaylie Hanna scored nine points and had two blocks, Ashli Ganoe served for eight points and assisted 12 times, Alayna Jones had seven kills and Sam Paetow dug up 14 balls.