Crusaders rally past North Penn
BUynnH 7DyORU finLsKHG wLWK 1S killsI three digs and two aces as the Lansdale Catholic girls volleyball team stayed undefeated Wednesday nightI WDNLnJ WKH finDO WKUHH JDPHs from North Penn to win the non-league match P-1 EOP-ORI OR-OPI OR-18I OR-14).
“We really pulled together as a team and worked reallyI really hard to get everything and go for everythingI” Taylor said. “We worked hard and we passed the test.”
Alicia hradzinski had 11 killsI while Chelsey Dutkiewicz and herry Duggan each had seven kills for the Crusaders E11-MI 8-M Phila- delphia Catholic League)I wKR UDOOLHG IURP HDUOy GHficit in the second game to tie the matchI then held off the Maidens E9-4I T-P SOL Continental) in game three.
“We have a lot of tools to go toI” LC coach Joann Pisch said. “SoI if they stayed with our big middleI we went to the outside. If they stayed with the outsideI we went to the right side.”
Stephanie blechko paced North Penn with 1O kills. Courtney Gill and Isabelle herr both had eight kills.
“We kind of knew where we were atI tooI we’re a good team. It’s just that we have to play OLNH LW IRU fiYH JDPHs,” 0DLGHns coach Bryan vost said. “And that’s been our struggle. We KDYHn’W EHHn DEOH WR SODy fiYH games at a high level of intense volleyball.”
After LC took a O-1 lead in the matchI the Crusaders had little trouble in the fourth game as they jumped out to a 1O-S advantage. Lansdale Catholic sealed the four-game victory with an ace by Dutkiewicz.