Tonight, the Hopewell Girls Volleyball team faced off against Western Beaver in their season opener.
The Vikings enter this season with the hopes of keeping their 24-year playoff streak alive. Hopewell won tonight’s match (3-0) with stunning performances from senior captain setter Haley Hineman, senior libero Jayden Martinez and OH/DS Jordan Sirianni.
Here is a recap of the 3-set sweep.
SET 1 (Hopewell wins 25-17):
-Haley Hineman sets up Reese Murray to tie the match at 2-2.
-Nice dig by Hineman leads to a point for the Vikings, 5-5.
-Dig by Jordan Sirianni leads to a kill for Brianna Inderelst, Hopewell 7-6.
-Hineman sets up Abby Andrews for the kill, Hopewell 12-10.
-Sirianni with an ace to put Hopewell up 17-14.
-Abbey Andrews with the block which leads to a 22-17 lead for Hopewell.
SET 2 (Hopewell wins 25-20):
-Great dig by Kendall Hineman leads to a kill by Reece Murray, 4-4.
-2 aces in a row by Jordan Sirianni puts Hopewell up 8-6.
-Jayden Martinez passes to Haley Hineman who sets up Sirianni to tie up the match at 13.
-Hineman with the ace to put the Vikings up 17-13.
-Jayden Martinez with the pass to Hineman who sets up Gia Merendo for the kill which Hopewell back in front 18-17.
-Haley Hineman with the dump that fooled the defense to win the second set.
SET 3 (Hopewell wins 25-17):
-Reese Murray with the kill, Hopewell 3-2.
-Hineman sets up Alyssa Spang for the tip, Hopewell up 6-3.
-Reese Murray with the pass to Hineman who sets up Jordan Sirianni for yet another Vikings point, Hopewell 13-11.
-Block by Alyssa Spang puts the Vikings up 17-11.
-Ace by Jordan Sirianni, Vikings up 18-11.
The Vikings were impressive tonight with a sweep. Go support the girls as they face Fort Cherry tonight at Fort Cherry High School at 7 PM.