Mooney volleyball holds off South Range for 9th win

Maria Pelini and Autumn DeSantis led the charge for the Cardinals, who won in four sets Tuesday

Mooney volleyball holds off South Range for 9th win

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – The Cardinal Mooney volleyball team defeated South Range, 3-1 Tuesday at Cardinal Mooney High School.

The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead with a 25-19 win in Game 1, but the Raiders countered with a 19-25 win in the second game. Despite two more close sets, Mooney prevailed, 25-20, and 25-13 to seal the victory in four sets.

Maria Pelini led the way with 29 assists, 9 kills, and 7 digs. Autumn DeSantis recorded 18 kills and 21 digs, while Magen Petty chipped in 5 blocks.

With the win, Cardinal Mooney improves to 9-2 on the season, while South Range drops to 6-7 overall.