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updated: 9/11/2012 11:20 PM

Jacobs outlasts Cary-Grove — finally

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  • Jacobs celebrates a point against Cary-Grove Tuesday in Cary.

       Jacobs celebrates a point against Cary-Grove Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Cary-Grove's Kayli Trausch goes up to block Jacobs' Maris Smith Tuesday in Cary.

       Cary-Grove's Kayli Trausch goes up to block Jacobs' Maris Smith Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Cary-Grove's Alex Larsen tries to get a shot past Jacobs' Rachel Arceneaux Tuesday in Cary.

       Cary-Grove's Alex Larsen tries to get a shot past Jacobs' Rachel Arceneaux Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Cary-Grove's Mallory Wilczynski rallies her teammates against Jacobs Tuesday in Cary.

       Cary-Grove's Mallory Wilczynski rallies her teammates against Jacobs Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Jacobs' Alyssa Ehrhardt blocks back a shot by Cary-Grove's Abby Schebel Tuesday in Cary.

       Jacobs' Alyssa Ehrhardt blocks back a shot by Cary-Grove's Abby Schebel Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Jacobs' Katie Mahoney gets the ball over the fingertips of Cary-Grove's Jess Bartczyszn Tuesday in Cary.

       Jacobs' Katie Mahoney gets the ball over the fingertips of Cary-Grove's Jess Bartczyszn Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Cary-Grove's Ally Vasquez vocalizes her thoughts against Jacobs Tuesday in Cary.

       Cary-Grove's Ally Vasquez vocalizes her thoughts against Jacobs Tuesday in Cary.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

 
 

Defeating cary-grove in three games tuesday was as much a mental victory for the jacobs girls volleyball team as a physical one. not since october of 2008, when the golden eagles upset cary-grove in a regional final, had jacobs tasted success against the trojans, who swept the next seven meetings over three seasons en route to three straight appearances in the state championship match, highlighted by the 2009 class 4a state title.

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