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By Will Korn 

Sidney volleyball victorious in five-set bout at Mitchell

Rosenbaum, Mahr lead Lady Raiders to dramatic first win


Will Korn

Senior setter Kaylee Jessen is about to come down the line of Lady Raiders during Sidney's team introductions on Tuesday night in the Mitchell High School Gym.

It took five nail-biting sets, but the Sidney High School varsity girls' volleyball team took home its first victory of the season Tuesday night against the host Mitchell Tigers.

Sidney prevailed 22-25, 27-25, 25-15, 19-25, 15-7. And for the players, getting that first "W" out of the way against a solid team on the road was a relief after starting the season 0-2.

"After you get that first win, it's easier to get the next one and it keeps building your confidence to just keep going," said junior setter Emily Mahr, who collected 22 assists in the match.

Behind the energy of their home crowd,...

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