Athletics Update 9/24

JV Volleyball team beats Chaminade!

By Chuck Sennett, AD

In Tuesday’s Action….. The Junior Varsity Volleyball Team (8-8) beat Chaminade 25-18, 25-19.  Nyasia John led the way with 8 kills, Bridgette Lewin had 3 aces, 6 kills, 1 block, and 5 digs, Chiara Settineri had 1 ace, 8 assists, and 3 digs, and Katerina Filpi added 3 aces and 3 kills.  The Varsity Volleyball Team (6-6) lost to Chaminade 25-21, 17-25, 14-25, 20-25.  Stella Strharova hit 43% and had 2 digs and 1 block, Sydney Jones hit 36% with 4 digs, and Jade Iadarola hit 32% with 12 digs and 1 block.  The Middle School (Varsity) Volleyball Team (8-3) beat Cushman 23-25, 25-23, 15-8.  Yakira Wardlaw led the way with 5 aces, 6 kills, and 6 digs, Alexa Altman had 4 service points, 4 kills, and 6 assists, and Ananda Naves-Penkwitt had 8 service points, 3 aces, 5 assists, and 3 digs.   The Girls Middle School (JV) Volleyball Team (6-3) beat Cushman 25-19, 25-20.  Amaris Rios led the way with 8 service points, 4 aces, and 3 digs, Sophie Naves-Penkwitt had 5 service points and 8 assists, Charlie Leoni added 5 assists, and Taylor Lynott had 6 kills and 5 digs.  The Boys Golf match against Westminster Christian was cancelled due to inclement weather, as was the Boys and Girls Swim meet at Ransom Everglades.
There are no Athletic Events scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.
On Friday……the Boys and Girls Swim Teams will participate in the FSPA meet in Stuart at 4pm.
In Saturday’s Action……The Girls Middle School (Varsity) Volleyball Team will compete in the SLAM Tournament starting at 8:30am, the Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams will participate in the Spanish River Invitational at 9:40am/10:10am, the Boys and Girls SwimTeams will participate in the FSPA meet in Stuart at 8:30am, the Middle School Football Team hosts Community School of Naples at 3pm, and the Varsity Football Team hosts New Generations Academy at 7pm. 

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chris Hayes, Middle School Athletic Director ([email protected]), Chuck Sennett, Athletic Director ([email protected]), or Mary K. Odio, Administrative Assistant ([email protected]).