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Tue. September 28, 2010 | Andy Villamarzo

TRINITY —  Devon Felts’ jump serve was just about unstoppable Tuesday night.

With her Mitchell teammates captivated by her serves — including four straight aces in the second game —  Mustangs coach Keith Paulk thought his girls were watching a little bit too much. But in the end his squad  rolled past an upstart Wesley Chapel squad 25-20, 25-18, 23-25, 25-17.

“I’m really nervous when I go up the first couple times,” Felts said of jump serving. “The next couple times I get more confident and get more power behind it.”

After Mitchell (9-5) took the first game  25-20, the second  game featured Felts’ spectacular jump serving, in which she collected five of her eight aces . Wesley Chapel (2-8) though would not make it a short night for Mitchell, as the Wildcats  battled back and took  a hard-fought third game  25-23 .

The Mustangs  came back with renewed energy in the fourth game to  take a 18-8 lead on the feisty Wildcats. Wesley Chapel  climbed back within 23-17 but would get no closer.

Felts  led Mitchell with  12 kills  and senior Devan Dampier  finished with six.

“It’s not just a hot streak. It was a hot serving streak,” Paulk said. “And the thing is to get the rest of their game not relying on the hot serving streak. We did a pretty good job settling down.”

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