25 years in a row! Wednesday night, the Hopewell Girls Volleyball team played Freedom in a “win and in” game.
The Viking girls swept Freedom, 3-0 and have clinched a spot in the WPIAL playoffs. It was a huge win, and the Vikings knew what they had to do. They dominated from the start to the finish and celebrated at the end knowing that they will be going to the playoffs. Some key factors in the big win tonight were senior captain setter Haley Hineman, junior OH Jordan Sirianni, junior D/S Mena Catanzarite, and junior MH Alyssa Spang.
Here are some highlights from the win.
Set 1 25-13 Hopewell Wins
- Haley Hineman with an ace, 3-1 Vikings
- Abbey Andrews with a kill, 6-2 Vikings
- Jayden Martinez passes to Haley who sets up Alyssa Spang for the kill, 7-3 Vikings
- Kill for Brianna Inderlist, 12-4 Vikings
- Jayden with a beautiful dig that leads to a Vikings point, 14-6 Hopewell
- Ace for Mena Catanzarite, 16-6 Vikings
- Kendall Hineman passes to Haley who sets up Abbey for the kill, 18-10 Vikings
- Jordan Sirianni with an ace, 22-13 Hopewell
Set 2 25-20 Hopewell Wins
- Jayden and Haley with back to back great digs put the Vikings up, 2-0
- Kill for Gia Merendo, 8-1 Hopewell
- Ace for Alyssa, 13-6 Vikings
- Block by Jordan, 16-8 Vikings
- Jordan with an ace, 22-14 Vikings
- Kill for Josie Ziegler, set up by Haley, 23-15 Hopewell
- Mikayla Kurta with the kill, 24-16 Vikings
Set 3 25-11 Hopewell Wins
- 2 aces in a row for Mena, 2-0 Vikings
- Haley with a block, 3-0 Vikings
- ANOTHER ace for Mena 5-0 Vikings
- Emma Ford passes to Haley who sets up Abbey for the kill, 6-1 Vikings
- Reese Murray with a nice block, 7-1 Hopewell
- Jayden passes to Haley who sets up Reese for the kill, 10-4 Vikings
- Brianna with a kill, 13-5 Vikings
- Ace for Jordan, 14-5 Hopewell
- Jordan passes to Haley who sets up Alyssa for a kill, 16-8 Hopewell
- Alyssa with 2 aces in a row, 18-8 Vikings
- Haley with the dump, 19-9 Vikings
- Mena with an ace, 21-9 Hopewell
- Haley dumps it behind her and fools the defense for the Vikings point, 22-9 Hopewell
- Jordan with the kill, 23-9 Vikings
The girls have 2 more tough section games that don’t affect playoffs besides seeding, but would definitely be great wins to have going into the playoffs.
First they play at Avonworth on Tuesday, 10/17 and at home against Quaker Valley on Thursday, 10/19. Both games will start at 7:00 P.M. The girls hope for your support as they close out their regular season and prepare for the playoffs.