WALL OF FAME
TRACK AND FIELD
Freshman volleyball tally two more conference victories
September 17, 2013Manteno High School
The freshman volleyball team tallied two more conference victories last night in Wilmington. They defeated the host Wildcats 25-16, 25-10. This match was a solid team effort with both offensive and defensive contributors to the win. Taylor Gilliam led the offense with 6 kills and Nora Crockett right behind her with 4 kill and 2 aces. Setters Leah Selk and Taelor Done were a key part of the offense with 9 assists and 3 assists, 4 aces respectively. Emma Hofmeister drove the defense with 4 digs and 2 big blocks. Libero Jordyn Shipp and setter Amber Daly also contributed 5 and 3 digs respectively.
In match two, Manteno faced Reed Custer and won in two games 25-11, 25-9. Strong serving and solid defense drove them to victory. Aubree Mann led the team with 5 aces and 3 digs. Taylor Gilliam recorded 6 digs along with Caitlin Meyer's 2 aces.~
They currently hold a 9-0 record overall and a 6-0 record in I-8 Conference play. The freshman look to take on Dwight and Westmont at home* this Saturday.
* Due to preparation for the homecoming dance, this match will be played at Manteno Middle School instead of MHS.
~Stats compiled by Maddie Wulff