Pella Christian won the consolation bracket at the Knoxville Panther Volleyball Invite Saturday,

The Eagles fell to Knoxville in the opening match of the day 21-15, 12-21, 10-15. Next came a setback to Iowa Falls-Alden 18-21, 17-21.

In the third round of pool play the Eagles found their stride with a huge win over the Perry Lady Jays 21-7, 21-11.

In consolation action the Eagles went three to beat the ADM Tigers 21-16, 18-21, 15-6.

The momentum continued for Coach Joanna Settles’ squad with a 16-21, 21-18, 15-8 win over the Albia Lady Dees.

PC will open tournament play with a regular season record of 17-20 overall.

In the championship of the consolation bracket the Eagles had 12 kills from Molly Bolt and five from Sarah Gritters.

Dig leaders were Lizzy Posthuma, Anna Van Zee and Avey Amelse.

Perry Bell can be reached at sports@journalexpress.net or by calling the Knoxville newsroom at 641-842-2155.

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