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September 4, 2019 Page 3B i orter m By Richard Dumas forsyth@mymcr net The Mary Persons volleyball squad dropped to 2-7 with four straight road losses last week. MP lost in straight sets to Area 2-AAAA rival Upson-Lee in a three-team match at FPD on Thursday. Earlier that night, the Volley Dogs fell in straight sets, 14-25, 13-25, to the home Lady Vikings. Two nights earlier, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, the Volley Dogs lost in straight sets to Warner Rob- ins, 12-25, 12-25 at Stratford Academy. Earlier that night, the Volley Dogs lost a hard-fought three-setter to the home Lady Eagles. MP won the first set 25-21 before losing the second set 21-25. In an abbreviated third and deciding set, the Dogs fell short 12-15 to give Stratford a two sets to one win. On Aug. 22, MP recorded its second victory of the young season with a three-set, neutral-site win over Griffin. Playing in Jackson, the Volley Dogs dropped the first set 20-25 to the Lady Bears before sneak- ing out the second set 25-23 to force a decisive third set. MP then edged Griffin 15-12 in an abbreviated third set for the victory. Things didn't got nearly as well for the Volley Dogs in their matchup with the home Lady Red Devils on Aug. 22. MP was spiked 5-25 in the opening set before falling 13-25 in the second set for straight sets defeat. Two days earlier, on Aug. 20, MP dropped all three sets in a best-of-five home match against Northside (Warner Robins). MP lost the opening set 18-25 before narrowly falling in the second set 25-27. The Volley Dogs then dropped the third set 16-25 to record their second loss of the season. MP's first loss came on Aug. 15 when the Volley Dogs were defeated in straight sets in a best-of-5 match against Stratford Academy in MP's home opener. The Volley Dogs lost 20-25, 9-25 and 19- 25, respectively, in three sets. MP will next face Gatewood at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in a match to be contested at West Laurens. Also, the MP pc" Volley Dogs wilt next travel to West Laurens to face the home Raiders at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the MP 9th Grade volleyball team will next face West Laurens on the road at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. PREMIER Cq::A ~!~ ~ Staying One Step Ahead of Everyone Else" {478) 992-0044 I License #CN210324 inia at Missouri ES Custom Screen Printing 478-315-9944 We are a full deli and bar with a terrific atmosphere, live music during the month, friendly faces and a welcoming staff to greet you! 57 N J~lckson St. Forsyth, GA By Appolntment Only Texas A&M at Clemson 33 W. Johnston St. Forsyth, GA 31029 (478) 994-4993 Hours: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM . 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM 6131 MP BULLnDBs! Join us before or after the game for a great meafl Eat in or carry it with you/ Don't forget our famous Strawberry Pie/ 323 Harold G. Clark Pkwy Forsyth, GA Arkansas at Ole Miss CLEAN AMERICAN ENERGY* Located in Downtown Bolingbroke COMPETITIVE PRICING Residential Commercial Agricultural Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8 am- 5 pm 8323 Rivoli Rd. Juliette, GA 31046 Fors yth : 478-992-8326. Macon: 478-474-9973 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE Miami at UNC Your One Stop Lawn & Garden Equipment SALES. SERVICE. PARTS. REPAIR Complete Lawn & Garden Equipment i Garden Tractors tanford Lawn Tractorss at S Cal Riding Mowers & Tillers Four Wheelers Chain Saws Weedeaters Pick-Up & Defivery 636A Hwy 83 N Forsyth, GA o 478-994- 5729 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fd 8am- 5pro, Wed & Sat 8am-12pm Falcons at T SHIRT SIZE (Circle I): XL. TIEBREAKER (score): MP