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Megan Gilbert: Athlete of the Week

TRIPOLI (KWWL)-- In Tripoli, they have a saying about the volleyball team, tradition never graduates...

Luckily for Panther fans, Megan Gilbert doesn't graduate for three more years...The six foot freshman had 16 kills and 6 blocks in Saturday's 1A championship match---an all tournament effort in leading Tripoli to their seventh state title...

 

The 14 year old has been playing competitive volleyball since the age of 11..Gilbert credits much of her success to her aunt Roxanne Paulsen---the head coach at Marion---the 3A state champs...

Megan says her ultimate volleyball goal is to win a national championship in college---that of course is after winning three more state championships with the Panthers.

Online Reporter: Sid Jacobs

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