Exeter suffers first defeat, loses in District 3-4A final
The Exeter girls volleyball team lost for the first time this season in a fiveset defeat to Hempfield in the District 3 Class 4A championship on Nov. 4 at Garden Spot High School.
Set scores in Hempfield’s 3-2 win were 25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 25-27, 15-5.
Exeter dug in to get out on an 0-2 hole but ran out of gas in the fifth set as Hempfield ran away with its third district title in the past four seasons.
Exeter advances to the PIAA 4A playoffs and will meet District 1 runner-up Lower Merion in the first round, Tuesday at Lower Merion High School.