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Seahawk volleyballers finish as district runner-up

The Franklin County Seahawk volleyball team finished as runner-up, falling last week to Bozeman in  the finals.

The defeat left them with a season record of 8-8. Tara Klink’s squad lost in three straight 25-8, 25-13 and 25.9.

The Seahawk had  WON their district opener at home against Wewahitchka, in three straight 25-21, 25-11, and 25-14. They were led by sophomore Ryan Brown with nine kills.

On Oct. 13 at home, the team downed Godby i n three straight, 25-12, 25-21 and 25-18. Brown had 12 kills and senior Skylar Johnson eight.

On Oct. 11 at Cottondale, the team fell in three straight, 25-8, 25-11 and 25-13.

On Oct. 3 at home for Senior Night, the varsity downed Port St. Joe in three straight, 25-19, 25-20 and 25-20.

Marissa Gilbert led service points with six aces, followed by Johnson with 4 aces and Kylee Grace Smith with 3 aces. Brown scored 5 kills, while Gilbert and Maleah Bell had 2 kills each.

“I’m so proud of the constant improvements this team has made throughout the season,” said Klink.

The JV  lost in the final set after winning the opener 25-22. They then fell 20-25 and 9-15.

Lilah Millender led service points with 5 aces, followed by Lexi Webb with 4 aces. Jada Lockley, Hailey Loesch, and Lexi Webb all scored 2 kills each. 

“We’ve had some time off, but we’ll keep working,” said Klink.

At home on Sept. 27, the team downed Wakulla Christian in three straight, 25-16, 25-12 and 25-9. Brown and Johnson led with kills and blocks..

On Sept. 22 at Bristol, the team lost in three straight to highly-ranked Liberty County, 25-6, 25-9 and 25-9. Brown led once again with five kills.

The girls lost a tough one at Rickards Sept. 20, losing in five games.

They lost the first 25-18 and then came back to take the second, 26-24. They lost the third 25-16 but came back to win the fourth 26-24. In the fifth and final game, they fell 15-13.

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Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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