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By David Pan 

Archbishop Murphy takes third at state tourney | Volleyball


Last updated 11/18/2016 at Noon

Archbishop Murphy’s didn’t finish the 2016 season the way it was hoping to – by winning a 2A state volleyball championship.

The Wildcats’ bid for a state title was derailed by eventual champion Tumwater, who beat Archbishop Murphy 3-0 in a semifinal match Nov. 12 at St. Martin’s University in Lacey.

“We just didn’t play well,” Wildcats coach Brandon Jones said.

The loss turned out to be the only one for Archbishop Murphy, as the Wildcats rebounded to defeat White River 3-0 in the third/fourth place match.

“We didn’t come here for third place, but I’m proud of them,...

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