Lady Raiders Coming out HOT

Raiders Sweep Abington Heights in home opener

Home Opener Blue Ridge Athletics
Jerni Schell celebrating District Championship  Taken by Blue Ridge Athletics

By: Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor

The Blue Ridge Lady Raiders started their league season up with a home opening sweep versus Abington Heights. The raiders took the first set 25-19, second set 25-13 and the final set 25-19. Junior, Erin Houlihan, had five kills and five aces. Sophomore, Breanna Post, had twelve assists in her debut and sophomore, Hunter Heeman, also had five kills.

Led by senior and starting libero, Jerni Schell, the raiders look to compete for yet another district championship. Schell who enters her senior season with 217 digs last year, plans on leading her team to another title. With a prosperous young core and a leader like Schell, the Raiders may be the team to beat this year.

Varsity Roster

C) = Captain

# Name Positions Gr.
1 Erin Houlihan OH, S Jr.
4 Makenzie Cook OH Jr.
8 Jerni Schell (C) L Sr.
11 Katelyn Bowyer DS Jr.
13 Hunter Heeman MB So.
16 Karly Gudykunst OH Sr.
17 Breanna Post S So.
18 Katie White OH, MB So.
20 Alison Marshman (C) OH, S Jr.
25 Alyssa Sherwood MB Jr.

 

Tyler Hillard is a junior in his first year of journalism. Tyler is also a three-sport varsity athlete competing in baseball, basketball and golf. Besides a constant life of sports he is an avid outdoors-men and loves debating politics.

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