SENECA - It didn't come easy, but the Lady Lions of Warren County Christian School got the job done.
WCCS finished a perfect 16-0 season in the New Penn Christian Conference Tournament finals Saturday at Cranberry High School, defeating Erie First Christian for the third time this season by a 3-1 count.
The Lady Lions had to hold on for close victories in games one and two, winning 25-20 and 25-23. WCCS actually lost the third game 16-25 before closing out the match with a 25-21 triumph in game four.
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The Warren County Christian School wrapped up a perfect 16-0 season with a 3-1 victory over Erie First Christian Saturday at Cranberry High School. The team won both the New Penn Christian Conference regular season and tournament titles along the way. Team members include, front row from left, Kaitlin Weidner, Breana Chelton, Alivia Kelsey and Hannah Cox. Back row, assistant coach Jenn Lauffenburger, Jessica Lauffenburger, Kate Erdman, Whitney Poindexter, Allyssa Kerr, Caitlin McCall, Dymphee Zortman and head coach Monica Kerr.
"I am very thankful and blessed to have such a wonderful group of girls," said WCCS coach Monica Kerr. "They worked very hard and worked extremely well together this entire season. Every time we needed to maintain focus we were able to do so."
Kaitlin Weidner had a big game for the Lady Lions on Saturday with 14 assists, eight service points, three aces, five kills and four blocks. Caitlin McCall added 11 service points, two aces and six digs and Allyssa Kerr added eight service points, one ace, seven kills, one block and 23 digs.
Whitney Poindexter finished with seven service points, four aces and nine blocks, Dymphee Zortman had four service points, one ace and four kills, Alivia Kelsey added eight digs, Kate Erdman had one kill and Jessica Lauffenburger finished with five service points, three aces and a pair of kills for the unbeaten Lady Lions.