Girls volleyball: Mercy edges Foran in five set thriller

The Foran High girls volleyball team met Mercy High of Middletown in an SCC match on Thursday, with the Tigers winning a 19-17 thriller in the fifth set to take home a 3-2 decision at the Edna Fraser Gymnasium.

Mercy (5-1) won the first two sets, 25-19, 25-19.

Foran (5-3) tied the match with wins of 25-20 and 25-22.

Leading coach Julie Johnson’s Lions were Lauren Notholt (16 digs, 17 assists, 8 kills, 5 aces), Viktoria Notholt (6 kills, 4 blocks) and Alyssa Deptulski (15 digs, 2 aces).

Leading Mercy were Meghan Fusco (21 digs), Mallory Oeschger (3 aces, 9 kills) and Jessica Carroll (8 kills).