Avella forced a fourth set, but Jefferson-Morgan came right back for the 3-1 victory in Section 2-A action to clinch third place on Tuesday at Avella High School.

The Lady Rockets (8-5, 10-6) had a 2-0 lead before the Lady Eagles won the third set, 25-17. Jefferson-Morgan edged Avella, 25-23, in the fourth set.

The Lady Rockets won the first set, 25-22, and the second, 25-21.

Jefferson-Morgan’s Autumn Gustovich led her team in digs with 15. She also had nine kills, eight assists and four aces. Teammate Caitlyn Dugan had 13 digs and nine kills.

The Lady Rockets’ Haley Guty had 10 assists and Payton Wright added eight kills for the visitors.

Jefferson-Morgan plays West Greene on Thursday at 7 p.m.

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