Sacred Heart Volleyball Defeats Smithton
Sacred Heart High School Volleyball hosted the Smithton Tigers Thursday, Oct. 22. In their last regular season competition, the Sacred Heart JV and Varsity were both victorious.
The Sacred Heart JV team beat Smithton 25-21 and 26-24. The JV ended their season with a 7-5 record and 6-1 in Conference play.
"I am so proud of the improvement I've seen in this determined, feisty junior varsity team. We are building a program of athletes that have changed their mental game and saw the results on the court tonight," said head coach Marlo Siron.
The Sacred Heart Varsity also beat Smithton in three sets 25-18, 25-12 and 25-21. The Gremlins ended their regular season play on a very positive note.
"We knew Smithton was going to be tough competition and the sets were evenly matched tonight. Good sportsmanship and competition from both sides. The Varsity ends their regular season play 19-7-1 and 9-0 in Conference and heads into Districts beginning Tuesday at Sacred Heart," Siron stated.
Sacred Heart will host the Class 1, District 13 games beginning Monday evening with Concordia and La Monte playing at 5:30, followed by Sweet Springs and Northwest.
Sacred Heart will play the winner of the La Monte and Concordia game on Tuesday evening at 6:45 p.m. at Sacred Heart.
Top seed Santa Fe will play the winner of the Sweet Springs and Northwest game Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart.
The Championship game will be played Thursday evening at 6 p.m. There are no spectator limitations, but organizers ask that spectators wear a mask when entering the building and while moving around, but you may take your mask off when seated.
“The Sacred Heart High School Volleyball Program would like to thank all the local media for their support and partnership this season. We were never guaranteed our next match thanks to Covid-19, but we have been blessed and fortunate,” Siron concluded.
The Sacred Heart Junior High Volleyball team hosted the Smithton Tigers Thursday night. They lost both sets: first set 20-25, second set 13-25. This brings their overall record to 6-7-1 and conference record to 5-3-1.
"The girls played a very exciting game against Smithton. Despite the loss, our junior high volleyball girls never gave up. They played hard throughout both sets. I was truly proud of their team work and determination," commented the head coach.