SMITHSBURG - Jim Klein didn't see what he was accustomed to seeing, but what the Smithsburg volleyball coach did see put a smile on his face.
Normally, Klein would watch Carey Brennan leap high above the net for a kill, or Rachel Bachtell dive to the floor for a dig for more than an hour.
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But there wasn't much of that Thursday night as the starters played just the first game of the Leopards' 15-2, 15-8, 15-2 demolition of Catoctin in a non-league game which lasted just 42 minutes.
"Our bench has proven they can come into a game in certain situations and give us what we need," said Klein. "Tonight, we wanted to see production in key situations, and in very specific parts of the game, and our juniors and freshmen performed well above our expectations in all three games."