Panthers News · Lady Panther VB gets the “W”

Panther Volleyball came out masked-up and ready to compete against Hartford Friday night!  The atmosphere for the opening season match was a little different this season with no pregame captains meeting, no coin flips, no highfives, hand sanitizer stations, social distancing, masked players, coaches, and fans.  But when the teams took the court all of things that are different about this season disappeared and the purity of watching athletes compete and play volleyball with excitement and passion absolutely filled the gym.
Panther athletes are beyond excited to be playing on the hardwood again!  Returning varsity player Sophomore Myah Hobson put down the first kill of the season.  Freshman Ellie Golden continued the momentum for the Panthers, racking up 5 aces to give the Panthers an early lead in game one.  Panthers won the first game 25-4, with Freshman Natalie Hart being the last server of the game tallied up 6 aces of her own.  Game two the Panthers won 25-7, taking an early lead showing the power behind their offense with Freshman Grace Chisek serving the final 8 points which included 2 aces.  The final match of the night the Indians led 1-7, offense attacks from Grace Chisek, Natalie Hart, Junior Addison Riley and with a big overhead putdown by returning varsity player Sophomore Samantha Dietz the Panthers tied the score 8-8 and changed the momentum of the game.  The Panthers continued their aggressive play both offensively and defensively capturing game three win, 25-11.
Stat Leaders
16 – Assist, Grace Chisek
8   – Kills, Natalie Hart, 7 – Kills, Samatha Dietz
7   – Aces, Ellie Golden, 6 – Aces, Natalie Hart
4   – Digs, Samantha Dietz, 4 – Digs, Allison Pline
3   – Blocks, Myah Hobson, 2 – Natalie
Team Stats
23 – Kills, 19 – Aces, 15 – Digs, 20 – Assist, 3 – Blocks
Meet the Panthers – Varsity Roster
01 Lilly Lafor – Sophomore, RS/S
02 Jaylie Quefurth – Sophomore, DS
03 Natalie Hart – Freshman, RS
04 Samantha Dietz – Sophomore, OH
05 Grace Chisek – Freshman, S/OH
06 Abbigayle Roberts – Senior, OH
07 Allison Pline – Junior, DS
08 Ellie Golden – Freshman, OH
09 Yanna Winters – Senior, OH/DS
10 Myah Hobson – Sophomore, M
11 Addison Riley – Junior, M