Volleyball Wins Big After Putting Scare into Undefeated Sachem North

Whitman senior Sammy DeGaray (1) had 4 aces in the Wildcats winning effort.
Whitman senior Sammy DeGaray (1) had 4 aces in the Wildcats winning effort.
Sophomore Olivia Poplawski (10) sets up an assist with teammate Jessica Young (7).
Sophomore Olivia Poplawski (10) sets up an assist with teammate Jessica Young (7).
Lizzy Cruz (3) provided a powerful serve that found Copiague’s weaknesses.
Lizzy Cruz (3) provided a powerful serve that found Copiague’s weaknesses.
Junior Emma Kongevold, with 18 kills and 17 digs, forewarns her competition. Emma’s height and athleticism is invaluable, especially at the net.
Junior Emma Kongevold, with 18 kills and 17 digs, forewarns her competition. Emma’s height and athleticism is invaluable, especially at the net.

The Varsity Girls Volleyball Team defeated Copiague on 9/23, 3 games to 2 (25-23, 25-18, 20-25, 21-25, 25-21).  This game came the day after a tough 5 set loss to Sachem North.  Emma Kongevold had 18 kills and 17 digs, Sammy DeGaray had 21 digs and 4 aces and Olivia Poplawski had 39 assists and 8 digs to lead the Wildcats.  Jess Young had 5 blocks, and Lizzy Cruz served tough all night.  Great effort by the entire team.  Please come out to support the team in their next home game on Monday 9/29 at 6pm in the North Gym.