HUBBARD OH- In a captivating volleyball clash, Girard continued their perfect run in the Northeast 8 (NE8) with a hard-fought four-set victory over Hubbard. The scores of 25-16, 25-17, 17-25, and 25-20 attest to the intensity and competitiveness of the match, with Girard emerging as the triumphant force on the court.
Girard’s offensive powerhouse, Bree Latell, delivered a remarkable performance with a staggering 27 kills. Her dominance at the net was undeniable, consistently finding ways to put the ball away and secure crucial points for her team. Her contributions were instrumental in Girard’s success.
Nico Cochran displayed her versatility with 13 important kills, showcasing her ability to make an impact both offensively and defensively. She also contributed as a setter, with 43 assists, ensuring her teammates had the opportunities they needed to shine.
Alexis Pieton made her presence felt from the service line, accumulating an impressive 23 service points. Her consistent serving played a crucial role in Girard’s control of the match. Additionally, Nico Cochran contributed 9 service points, highlighting her ability to contribute in multiple facets of the game.
Defensively, Girard showed their mettle with Nico Cochran and Bree Latell leading the way with 11 and 9 digs, respectively. Their efforts in the backline helped keep the ball in play and prevented Hubbard from gaining momentum. The team also showcased their blocking skills, with Alexis Pieton, Bailey Walters, and Brooke Perry each contributing 2 blocks.
Girard’s victory over Hubbard was a testament to their resilience, teamwork, and individual excellence. Their perfect record in the NE8 continues to be a source of pride, and they are poised to make a significant impact as the season progresses. Volleyball enthusiasts can look forward to more thrilling performances as Girard demonstrates their unwavering commitment to excellence on the court.