With scores of 25-14, 25-13, 25-21 the Varsity Volleyball team beat Madrid-Waddington. After a tough loss on Monday night against the Blue Devils, the Bears came focused to move forward past their previous games.
Canton tried to focus on consistency and offense Thursday night. As the game went on, the Bears were able to capitalize on good passing and strong offensive play. The Yellow Jackets put forth strong serves however, Canton was able to push through long points and swing aggressively.
Late in the third set the Yellow Jackets served multiple unanswered points until Libero, Rorie Newman was able to put up a diving pass leading the team to a winning point and match win. Other strong contributors on Thursday are as follows, Hitter Sydney Lorenc had 12 kills, Hitter, Gretchen Warner had nine kills, four digs, and two aces, Hitter Jilly DiSalvo served five aces, three digs, four kills, and Setter Kelsea Whittier added 22 assists, four digs, and four aces. Overall, the consistent serving from the Bears led the team to victory and Canton hopes to replicate that on Tuesday at Potsdam High School at 6 p.m. This game will also be broadcasted live on the NFHS Network.
The Varsity Volleyball team will be conducting a fundraiser at half time of the varsity football game on Saturday. For just $1.00 try your foot at a field goal on the John Oliver Football Field. Come out and support the football team and try to make a field goal at halftime. Game time is 1:30 p.m. Go Bears!
Gretchen Warner; 9 kills, 10 points, 2 aces, 4 digs
Kelsea Whittier; 22 assists, 8 points, 4 aces, 4 digs
Jilly DiSalvo; 4 kills, 8 points, 5 aces, 3 digs
Sydney Lorenc; 12 kills