Two Harbors senior Megan Maxey had eight kills and 27 digs to lead the Agates to a win in Wrenshall on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Two Harbors started strong, but Wrenshall rallied from a small deficit early in the fourth set to win and force a deciding fifth game. It was the Agates' first win of the season.
The Wrens built a 9-5 lead in the final set, forcing Agate Coach Amy Nelson to call a timeout and rally her team.
Two Harbors responded by winning nine of the next 11 points, a stretch where Maxey hit four consecutive serves in play to give the Agates a 14-11 lead. Three points later, a service error by Wrenshall ended the game for the Agates.
“I am extremely proud of how my girls bounced back last night,” Nelson said in an email. “They fought and fought, and did not give up. Previously, I’ve noticed that when we start to get down, it has been very difficult to pick ourselves back up. However, last night they were able to fight their way through, not only the opposing team’s efforts, but also their own tendency to get stuck.”
Two Harbors (1-5) is scheduled to host Lakeview Christian Academy at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16.
Two Harbors def. Wrenshall 25-16, 19-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-13 — TH: Sydney Cox 11SA; Megan Maxey 8K, 27D; Jasmine Heikkila 6K, 4SA. W: Brooke Kent 34D, 13K, 11AS; Janae Sjodin 9K; Magdalene Sowada 33D, 7AS; Jenna Johnson 21SA.