WALL OF FAME
TRACK AND FIELD
Panthers Sweep the Irish
September 3, 2013By Cheryl Davis of Manteno High School
The Manteno Volleyball teams had a great night last night against Bishop McNamara, sweeping the Irish at the Freshman, Sophomore and Varsity levels. There were many outstanding performances at each level for the Panthers.
The Manteno Varsity Volleyball team won its home opener last night against a strong Bishop McNamara team. The Panthers held on to take the first game 28-26. After giving up a lead at the end of the second game, the team lost 23-25. Coming back strong to take the lead from the beginning, they won the third game, 25-22. Alexis Gilbert led the team with 15 kills and 17 digs, followed Maren Wiltshire with 4 kills, 4 blocks and 17 digs. Jaylan Dunn also contributed 7 blocks on the night. Jocelyn LeSage had 13 set assists and 7 digs, and Carly Trepanier contributed 9 set assists, while Alyssa Snodsmith had 13 digs in the backcourt. It was a great team effort! The Panthers are now 2-0 on the season.
The Sophomore team defeated Bishop Mac in 3 games with scores of 25-18, 14-25, 26-24. Gabby Boudreau had 6 kills, 5 set assists and 14 digs. Alexa Grant had 7 set assists and in the backcourt, Karrigan Wulff had 17 digs, Lisa Palicki had 13 and Reise Malone had 11. The Sophomores are now 2-0 to start the season.
The Freshman team also won their first match of the season by defeating Mac in two games by scores of 25-16, 25-20. Caitlin Meyer had 3 kills, 2 set assists and 4 digs, Taylor Gilliam had 3 kills and 7 digs, and Nora Crockett 3 kills. Leah Selk had 4 set assists, while Jordyn Shipp had 5 digs and Aubree Mann had 6. The Freshman are now 2-0 on the season.
Thanks to all the fans that showed up last night to support the Panthers. The teams are in action again Thursday night at home against Momence with the Freshman starting at 5:00, Sophomores at 6:00 and the Varsity at 7:00. Come out and continue to support these teams. Go Panthers!!!