Freshmen Girls Dominate Swartz Creek Dragons


IMAGE / Kim's Speer

2022-2023 Freshmen Volleyball team

The girls were cheering as Alyssa Limon spiked the ball over the net.

On Thursday, September 15, the freshmen volleyball girls played home against Swartz Creek.

Alyssa Limon was playing her first volleyball game. She was in the back row when London Struck-Curtis set the ball and Alyssa spiked the ball over the net.

“I felt really proud of myself. I was also really scared that I would not get the ball over,” Limon remarked.

That play helped the girls get back onto their feet and get more motivation to win the game. The team worked with each other to play well.

London Struck-Curtis stated that she felt the team was good at working together.

“I feel like we were actually working as a team,” Struck-Curtis exclaimed.

Since the girls were having fun and had no trouble working together, the game went in their favor.

The Hornets took the win with a score of 25-14.

Isabelle Devine served the game winning point. The Hornets shouted in glee as the final point was added to the scoreboard.

Desaray Blair felt like the team just accomplished something huge.

“In that moment we were full of joy, shock and mixed emotions,” Blair stated.

The girls were celebrating the first win of the season. With the new motivation to work hard.

Coach Molly Gunn claimed the team is playing well and getting better.

“I thought the team played very well on Thursday. They are getting to know the game better each day and I am very proud of them. We still need to continue working and perfecting our game, but that will come with time,” Gunn commented.

The girls are excited for the future and are now working hard for their next game against Fenton.