By Jordon Buell
The Schoolcraft Varsity volleyball team continued its display of dominance this season in a 3-0 win at home against Parchment on October 12th.
Led by Coach Christina Duchene, the Eagles have been off to a hot start this year with a conference record of 7-1. The Eagles have a roster filled with juniors and seniors. They’re experienced and handle pressure well.
Senior Sophia Ridge, who is the team’s libero and captain, showed leadership and determination with her team-high 13 digs. Ridge is known to be a hard worker and great passer to her teammates as well. Junior Abbi Curtis and senior Allie Walther, who are outside hitters, shared seven kills apiece on the night. Curtis, a defensive specialist, also added four aces to the stat sheet.
Juniors Heidi Sheen and Camden Brunner showed defensive skills with two blocks a piece. Sheen had nine kills, three aces with Brunner adding five kills also. Sheen is a very impressive middle blocker, Duchene said. Setter Paige Outman, a junior, had an impressive 27 assists on the night.
The Eagles also celebrated Senior Night at home October 21 against Constantine, winning 3 sets to 0. Seniors Allie Walther and Sophia Ridge had a night to remember, with Walther having an impressive 10 kills, two blocks and Ridge collecting 17 digs for the night.
The juniors put together a great performance alongside their fellow seniors as well, with setter Paige Outman’s 29 assists, Heidi Sheen adding 14 kills, four aces, three blocks to the stat sheet, and Abbi Curtis also adding 11 kills with five aces.