Sacred Heart Volleyball Wins Kaysinger Conference Tournament
Sacred Heart Varsity Volleyball Team traveled to Cole Camp on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Bracket play started for the Gremlins vs Cole Camp in the Semifinal game at noon. Sacred Heart won in two sets 25-10, 25-23 to advance to the Final. Sacred Heart will host Cole Camp on Thursday in the McGremlin Gym. Games begin at 5:30 pm
Sacred Heart Varsity Volleyball faced Stover in the Championship game in the Kaysinger Conference Tournament and won in two sets 25-19 and 25-15.
Senior Captain Kate Carney played one of her best games this season with 13 kills, 12 digs, and 5 aces. Sophomore, Sophia Carney on the outside had 8 kills, 4 digs, and 2 aces.
Sacred Heart had a noticeable presence on the net which helped slow down Stover's offense. Seniors Zoe Martin had several block touches & right-side defensive moves that kept the rallies going.
Senior Captian Emma Siron lead the team in kills with 36 and had 11 digs and some big blocks at crucial times at the net.
Senior Mariana Restrepo stepped up and played amazing defense on the back row leading the Gremlins with 13 digs and 9 kills at the net.
Keeping the team in system and feeding the balls to the offense, as usual, the calm to our crazy, Junior setter Sammy Altena was solid! She had 36 assists and contributed 3 kills and 7 digs. The Gremlin's other dominant setter, Junior Emily Hesse had 19 assists and 5 digs.
Sophomore Libero Avery Epple kept the balls from hitting the ground and kept the Stover serves in system. She had 16 serve receptions and 5 digs.
Sacred Heart Volleyball heads to Northwest on Tuesday, Oct. 11, and hosts Cole Camp Thursday to celebrate SENIOR night on Oct. 13.
The Sacred Heart Varsity record is now 23-6.
--Submitted by Head Coach Marlo Siron
Photos courtesy of KLUE Photography:
7811 - SH Varsity bentch excited
7931 - Group Trophy Celebration
7423 - SH Gremlin 1st Place photo