Varsity Hinsdale South Girls Varsity volleyball got their second win in conference play vs Proviso East. They are now 2-0 in conference. They also participated in the Wheaton Classic on Wednesday and Saturday. They went 1-4 in the tournament. They defeated Plainfield North on Saturday. The team is looking for a solid week of practice. They plan to work on lots of skills, team bonding, and program bonding. The Hornets next match is vs Morton on 9/26. Go Hornets!
JV The JV team went 1-2 at the LT Quad on Wednesday night. We had a tough lost against LT only losing by 2 points in both games (25-27, 23-25), lost to Nequea Valley, and then beat Rosary (25-16, 25-17). The team was lead by great net-play from Kiley Long and Danielle Wayman. The Hornets are looking forward to hosting a JV Quad this Monday, September 18! Sophomore The sophomores played a good game against Proviso East on Tuesday evening, defeating the Pirates 25-12, 25-6. Great serving from Keelyn Cranley lead the team in serving and Sam Pacentine dominated in the backrow. We have a week and a half of practices until our next match.
Freshman A This week the girls worked hard, defeat Proviso East and placed 3rd in the St. Charles North tournament this past Saturday. I would like to highlight our Defensive Specialist Natalie Barbour who showed excellent perseverance during our tournament. She’s a flexible player and someone we can count on as a team.
Freshman B The girls had a great week! We beat Proviso on Tuesday in 2 games, making this a consecutive win for the girls. Thursday we had a quad and the girls fought hard. We played hard against Addison trail and and ACC and came up short, but that didn't matter in the end because the girls were saving their big W against DGS! They went to three games and it was a fantastic game. They did well this week.
Week of September 4th
Varsity The girls varsity volleyball team had a lot of playing action this past week. They started off with their first conference win against Addison Trail on Tuesday (1-0 in conference). Then on Wednesday they matched up with Metea Valley (part of the DVC). The lady hornets fell short losing in two sets to Metea Ballry. Finally, on Thursday they returned home for a matchup against Waubonsie Valley. They won in two sets and truly came together as a team for the win.
Also, last week they raised money for the hurricane Harvey victims. They ended up raising $566 that they will be donating to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
This coming week we match up with Proviso East on Tuesday at home for our second conference match. Then on Wednesday and Saturday we play I the Wheaton Classic. Go Hornets!
JV This week the JV team had a busy week traveling to Metea Valley on Wednesday, hosting Waubonsie Valley on Thursday and traveling to the Waubonsie Valley tournament Saturday. The JV team was working with different lineups this week due to all levels playing in matches.
Wednesday JV lost to Metea in 2 with scores 18-25, 21-25. They fought hard but were overcome by missed serves at the end of the game.
Thursday JV lost to Waubonsie Valley 25-27, 16-25. They had a close battle in the first game and struggled passing during the second game to try and take the game into 3. A large home crowed helped to cheer on the hornets and we appreciated all the support. Jenna Suda had 8 kills on the night, key blocks from Alayna Chavez and Danielle Wayman were also highlights of the night.
At the Waubonsie tournament on Saturday the JV team welcomed freshman setters Brigid Rudolph and Madison Tsui as well as freshman attacker Jenna McClelland. The first match they faced a tough Marist team and lost in 2 with scores 10-25, 21-25. The second game JV faced Naperville Central fighting 3 tough matches and finishing 16-25, 26-24, 7-14. In the final game of pool play the hornets took on another tough team in Benet falling 9-25, 8-25. In playoffs, the hornets got off to a better start against Rosary but couldn’t capture a win falling 25-17, 20-25. In the final match of the day the hornets faced DeLasalle and fell 23-25, 27-29. The girls fought hard in a very competitive tournament, junior outside hitter Jasmine Carlson led the group with 16 kills for the day followed by Jena McClelland with 7 kills and Claire Zipsie and Brigid Rudolp with 6 kills each. Alayna Chavez led the group with 11 blocks and Clarissa Marron contributed 6 aces for the day. Next week the hornets travel to Lyons township for a quad.
Sophomore The sophomores lost to Addison Trail, Metea, and Waubonsee Valley this week. We took Waubonsee to the three games. We are learning from these games to "start fast and finish strong" and to learn how to finish games. We went 1-2 this weekend at the Oak Forest Sophomore Invite. We lost to Marian Catholic and Sandburg, but got our first season win against Andrew! We are looking forward to this week for our game against Proviso West and to work hard at practice. The sophomores are getting better every day!
Freshman A The Freshmen A volleyball team worked very hard defeating conference opponent Addison Trail on Tuesday, losing in a close match to Metea valley on Wednesday, and defeating Waubonsie Valley on Thursday. I would like to highlight a player that started out as an outside and moved to our right side position, Rayva Verma. She had a great block this week on the right side. She has been showing great commitment to the team and she’s been improving every day. We are getting ready for a long week of practice and a tournament at St. Charles North this Saturday.
Freshman B The girls had a long, hard week this past week!
We played Addison trail Tuesday, suffering a hard fought loss. They went to three games and worked really hard.
Wednesday we played metea valley. That was a rough day for the girls, but they managed to keep a great attitude throughout the whole match.
On Thursday we played Waubonsie and came out with a win! The girls worked very hard to beat them and this was an amazing win for them.
I'd like to highlight Marisol Cervantes, who led us in an 8 point lead with consecutive aces. All the girls did really well!
Week of August 28th
JV This Tuesday JV participated in a quad at Lyons Township High School; they started off strong beating LT in 3 games with scores 18-25, 25-22, 15-10. Strong serving and offense helped lead them to this victory. The second match of the night they faced cross town rivals Hinsdale Central; after close competition, they were unsuccessful in their pursuits and lost 22-25, 24-26 but are excited at the opportunity to face them again in the near future. The final match of the night they faced Antioch and beat them in two games 25-17, 25-19. The group played well together on Tuesday supported by great defense from Samantha Pacentine and Clarissa Marron. On Saturday, the JV team participated in a tournament at Aurora Central Catholic High School, the first game they breezed to a win beating the host team 25-9, 25-10. The second match they had a tough battle but beat Immaculate Conception College Prep 26-24, 25-19. In the final match of pool play the hornets overcame an early deficit to beat West Aurora in 3 games winning 24-26, 25-21, 15-11. Moving into playoffs the hornets faced Metea Valley for the championship game. Strong offense from outside hitters Jenna Suda and Jasmine Carlson combined with timely blocking helped to seal a victory for the hornets wining 25-20, 25-17 and capturing a tournament win.
Week of August 21st
Varsity Our varsity team had their first matches this week. We started off with a tough loss to Marist on Monday. The girls played well and learned a lot from our first match. Then this past weekend we played in the Plainfield North Invite. We went 2-3 for the weekend. We had two great wins against Plainfield South and Munster. We are looking forward to a strong week of practice and our next match up against Addison Trail on September 5th. Go Hornets!
JV This week JV hosted their first game of the season against the Bolingbrook Raiders. The hornets came out victorious after a close battle in the first and second game winning 26-24, 25-23. The hornets fought their way back into the game after falling behind early, they captured the win in the first game and fought another tough battle in the second but were able to close it out. Key contributors for the match included Jasmine Carlson, Jenna Suda and key serves from Heather McDavid. Next week the hornets travel to Lyons Township for a JV quad on Tuesday.
Sophomore On Monday, the sophomore volleyball team played our first match of the season against Marist. After getting past the first game of the year nerves, the girls played a stronger second game, but eventually fell to Marist 17-25. Playing a program like Marist is a great way to start the season as it helps set the bar for the season. We had a good week of practice, working a lot on serve receive, blocking, and coverage. On Saturday, everyone worked hard at the Freshmen Hornet Invite. We have a week of practice this upcoming week to prepare for three games the first week of September.
Freshman A This week The Freshmen Girls’ volleyball team took on Marist high school and Bolingbrook. The girls were defeated by Marist and went an exciting three sets with Bolingbrook claiming victory. On Saturday they competed in the “Hornet Invite” a twenty team home tournament and placed 3rd after a very long day. I would like to highlight our setters Brigid Rudolph and Madison Tsui who have proven to be excellent leaders on and off the court. They both have amazing attitudes and are phenomenal volleyball players.
Freshman B The girls had their first week of the regular season! They suffered a hard loss from Marist, but played as hard as they could. They lost 25-8, 25-10. Thursday they played Bolingbrook, another loss but a major improvement from the previous game. They lost 25-18, 25-14. One of our captains, Cici McCray, did an awesome job with her serving both games this week.
Saturday the girls had the Hornet Invite, where they were matched up against all A teams. The girls did absolutely fantastic, especially our libero, Diana Temelkova. She played incredible defense.
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