Make that six wins
The JV Lady Astros secured their sixth win of the season against the Manchester Memorial Crusaders Oct. 15, 25-14, 25-12 and 15-6.
Victoria Walder had four kills and six aces on the day. Evan Duval was a force at the net with five kills during the match. Carly McDonough added three kills for the Astros, while Cheyenne Wright contributed two kills and three aces.
Whitney Leyland had three setting assists; Sarah Hicks had four assists and five aces. Sam Donahue had a fantastic serving game as well. Bianca Herlihy, Baylie Scheibert, Maggie Gildea, and Jocelyn Dennis were all instrumental in the win. Brenna Thibodeau and Alivia Connors were also big at the net with their consistent and aggressive play.
Pinkerton felled by Tomahawks
The JV Astros fell just short of beating the Merrimack Tomahawks on Oct. 17, 13-25 and 24-26. It was the best match of the season for the Astros. The team moved and played extremely well as a unit.
Cheyenne Wright was fantastic at the net for the Astros. Carly McDonough was tough at the net as well and also was phenomenal on defense. Wright and McDonough both had three kills on the day, with Wright adding two service aces. Jocelyn Dennis, Maggie Gildea, Bianca Herlihy, Baylie Scheibert and Victoria Walder all made amazing digs and passes throughout the match.
Astros fall to Merrimack
The freshman Lady Astros lost to Merrimack. last week, 14-25 and 17-25.
Sophia Cataldi and Alivia Connors played well in the front row. Sydney Sandell showed great hustle and leadership. Emma Theriault served well.
Pinkerton comes close
On Friday, the freshman Lady Astros played their best game of the season against Portsmouth, but lost in 3 matches, 25-16, 16-25, 11-15.
Lexi Leger had an excellent game at the service line, and in the setting position. Sophia Cataldi and Alivia Connors also played well in the front row. Emma Theriault had another great game at the service line. The whole team contributed.