Peabody's Sarah Broughton notched the match-clinching ace in a win over Winthrop Thursday evening. (Item File Photo)

Peabody volleyball tops NEC rival Winthrop on Senior Night

PEABODY -- The Peabody volleyball team got off to a fast start Thursday and then outlasted visiting Northeastern Conference rival Winthrop in a back-and-forth 3-0 win on Senior Night. The Tanners won by set scores of 25-9, 25-19 and 25-22.

"Obviously, we started our seniors and they came out absolutely charged up," Peabody coach Lisa Keene said. "In the second and third sets, things started to get a little lazy and we made some substitutions that didn't click for us."

Middle hitters Sophia Hollingshed and Maggie Brennan led the way, combining for 17 service points and eight aces. Destinee Callisto had four kills. Libero Maggie Bena, along with outside hitters Sam Silva, Maria Chou…

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