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Tripoli wins 5th straight volleyball title 3-1 over Grundy Center

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It was anything but easy, however Tripoli got it done.  The #2 Panthers defeated number one Grundy Center 3-1 in the 1A final to win their 5th straight state championship.

The Panthers jumped out to a quick 2 sets to none lead by game scores of 25-21, 25-22.  Grundy Center bounced back behind strong play from Samantha Meyers picking up a dominant 25-17 win, but Tripoli regrouped in set 4, winning 25-18 to bring home the top trophy.

Bailey Kirchhoff led the Panthers with 15 kills and 14 digs while Courtney Anderson recorded a team-high 21 kills.  Meyers led the Spartans with a match high 24 kills.

Tripoli's championship was the teams 11th in 14 years.

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