The Wellsboro Varsity Volleyball team took home a first place finish in the Silver Bracket of the Central Mountain tournament on Saturday, September 1.
“CM puts on a great tournament with teams from all over which creates various levels of competition,” said head coach Sharon Zuchowski. “After a long and very hot day, I am very pleased with what I saw and what they accomplished.”
In pool play the Lady Hornets swept Central Mountain 25-20 and 25-23. In game two they split with St. Marys 25-11 and 12-25. In their third game they fell to Canton 18-25 and 23-25.
In the Silver Bracket Wellsboro was matched up against NTL Large School Division rival Troy in the semi-finals. The Lady Hornets swept the Lady Trojans 25-15 and 25-16 to advance to the finals against Glendale. In the finals Wellsboro won 25-18 and 25-10.
Junior Caitlyn Callahan led Wellsboro with 43 kills and 13 aces on the afternoon. Senior Heidi Zuchowski had 18 kills, and sophomore Shiloh Duff pitched in with 8 kills. Junior Megan Starkweather had 29 assists, freshman Jordan Judlin had 21 assists and 8 aces, sophomore Kathryn Burnett had 13 assists, and senior Alaina Goetsch recorded 6 aces.
After winning the Central Mountain tournament Wellsboro defeated Troy Tuesday night for a 3-0 season opening victory.
Wellsboro dominated the first game of the match winning 25-5. Troy would close that gap in the second but it would still prove not enough against the Wellsboro squad who won the second game 25-19. Finally Wellsboro put Troy away with a 25-14 win in the third game of the match.
Caitly Callahan led the Hornets with 17 kills on the evening. Megan Starkweather had 13 assists in the win Tuesday night.