Marian falls in state title match
MECHANICSBURG - Unbeaten Clarion rolled to a 25-16, 25-14, 25-15 victory over Marian on Saturday morning in the PIAA Class 1A State Championship volleyball match at Cumberland Valley High School.
The District 9 champion Bobcats improved to 24-0 on the season.
The Fillies, the District 11 champions, were thinking upset early as they jumped out to leads of 5-0 and 8-2 in the opening game. But Clarion roared back and eventually pulled out the game with a 13-3 closing run.
Marian was tied early in both the second (7-7) and third (8-8) games, but both times the Bobcats took control and gradually pulled away.
Marian finished its season with a 14-4 record.
Check out Monday’s Times News for stories and photos from the match.