Friendly rivalry between schools keeps respect on the court


The Lady Pirates played the Kitty Kats at home Oct. 1 with both teams ending the first round of district games. Yorktown beat Nordheim in three games.
In game one Yorktown came out hard to set the pace. Thirty two kill shots were attempted with only 12 successful. Some of the attempts for Yorktown, they were trying too hard where the ball went out of bounds. Other attempts made were picked up by Nordheim’s Alyssa Leister and Brittny Bernier. Several volleys were played but Nordheim could not deliver. Kats won 25-12.
Game 1 Yorktown stats: Mandi Henderson 1 kill; Victoria Pena 1 ace, 1 kill; Shelby Franke 3 kills; Sam Niemeier 1 ace, 3 kills; Emily Gwosdz 1 ace, 4 kills. Yorktown team stats: 18 for 24 serves 32 attempts for 12 kills.
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