Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:06 pm
Batavia came out strong the first two sets winning 25-21 & 25-9 led by Junior Tessa Engel. Engel finished the night with 16 kills, 8 digs. Freshman setter Taylor Stefaniak had 12 aces and 18 assists. Pictured above is senior Allison DellaPenna serving for a point in the 1st game. DellaPenna finished with 4 kills and 3 aces. Tessa Engel had a spike to putaway the second set pictured below.
Then the momentum changed starting the 3rd game when Olympia came out with a 10 pt. lead. Gabriella Alverez had 13 kills for Olympia and the blue devils lost the next two sets 15-25 & 24-26. Pictured below was a block by Courtney Burns & Allision DellaPenna
Burns finished the night with 2 kills and 2 aces. Maria Canzoneri had 3 kills on the night. Junior Madision McCulley had 3 kills & 4 aces. Madision is pictured below returning a serve in the 4th game.
The 5th game was a close back & forth volley that Batavia went up as much as 4 pts. 19-15 Then Olympia battled back to tie it at 19-19. Junior Megan Swiatowy came off the bench to serve 3 straight key points late in the 5th and the Blue Devils finished with a win 25-19. Pictured below is Maria Canzoneri returning a hit with team mates Madision Swiatowy #21 who had 8 digs tonight & Taylor Stefaniak #4
Also contributing to the Devils win was Lexi Gloskowski with 2 aces & 3 digs. Greece Olympia record 1-9 and Batavia improves to 8-4 overall and 5-1 in division. The Blue Devils play away the next two games vs. Canadaiguia & Churchville Chili.