Peabody’s Isabel Bettencourt had 13 kills and five aces in a win over No. 19 Quincy in the Division 1 tournament Round of 32 Thursday. (Item Photo: Vanessa Leroy)

Peabody volleyball outlasts Quincy in Div. 1 Round of 32

PEABODY — In one of its most back-and-forth matches of the entire season, the No. 15 Peabody volleyball team outlasted No. 19 Quincy by a score of 3-1 in the Division 1 North tournament Round of 32 Thursday evening at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School. The Tanners won by set scores of 25-21, 25-21, 22-25, 25-18.

"It was a great match, and Quincy really played hard and pushed us the whole time," said Peabody coach Lisa Keene, who was named NEC Coach of the Year earlier this week. "I'm just proud of the girls for how they continue to fight and how they really finished it off once they got the chance in that fourth set."

Isabel Bettencourt had a big game for the Tanners with 13 kills and five aces, while Lauryn Mendonca notched a season-high six blocks. Sarah Broughton had 18 service points and six kills, while Abby Bettencourt had …

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