Steer volleyball ends with a loss to Jal

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Jonathan Miller/El Defensor Chieftain: Kadie Kiehne and Jaydin Stephens attempt a block at the net Thursday during their match with Tatum.

The Magdalena Steers 2012 volleyball season came to an end Thursday when they lost to Jal in five sets, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 18-25, 14-16. The first-round exit came after the Steers were placed in a difficult pool including undefeated Tatum and Questa, both squads that made the quarterfinals. Mag finishes the season 18-5 overall and unbeaten in District 2-1A play. For more on the Steers 2012 season, read the Wednesday, Nov. 21 edition of El Defensor Chieftain.