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Middle Park High School volleyball team earns state berth this weekend

The Middle Park volleyball team advanced to the state volleyball tournament for the first time in five years by finishing second in region A in Colorado Springs last Saturday.

The Lady Panthers will face Eaton in their first match of pool play on Friday at approximately 11 a.m. at the Denver Coliseum. Middle Park will then take on Valley late in the afternoon. The sixth-seeded Lady Panthers final pool match will be against St. Mary’s midday on Saturday. The top two teams from each of the two pools will advance to the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, the Middle Park football team lost its final game of the season 46-28 against Pinnacle on Saturday night in Northglenn at Five Star Stadium. The Panthers (1-9) were led by Marc Schmidt with 131 rushing yards and one touchdown and Ben Shipman added 91 yards on the ground and two touchdowns.

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