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Wildcats Volleyball Blasts Parry McCluer

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Senior outside hitter Sophie Vaught goes for a kill. Photo taken by Faith Mohr for The Trivium.

The Rockbridge County volleyball team hosted Parry McCluer Aug. 30. This was the home opener for the Wildcats. They entered the match after a hot start to the season, having already beaten PM, Fort, and having a successful day at the Fluvanna Invitational. 

The first set concluded with a 25-13 victory for the Wildcats. This set was important because it set the tone for the game. Senior right side hitter Sophia Perlozzo led the squad in this set as she contributed four spikes.

Rockbridge carried the momentum into the second set. Led by strong serving from the entire squad they were able to keep PM off balance. These strong serves led to a set point by senior middle blocker Maddie Dahl. The set ended in a 25-10 score.

Rockbridge finished the sweep with a 25-23 victory in the third set. This was a key game to get the momentum headed in the right direction for the rest of the season.

Senior setter Mckenzie Burch reflected on the game.

“It was nice to be able to get a big win in front of our home fans. Everyone contributed to the game plan and we are looking forward to the rest of the season,” said Burch.  

Prior to the start of the game, senior libero Nala Shearer was honored for her 1000 career digs that she achieved in the 2022 season.

The Wildcats are now 8-1 and their next game will be against Broadway Sep. 7.

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Sean Martino
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Sean Martino is a senior editor in his second year of Journalism. Martino has been a Sports Editor in the past and is now an Opinion Editor. He is looking forward to working with the wonderful Prowler staff for the second year in a row. He enjoys the collaboration and the excitement that comes with being in The Prowler. Martino is a member of the RCHS baseball team and is involved in various other clubs within the school. He likes to spend his free time traveling the hills of Rockbridge County and supporting local eateries such as Don Tequila’s and Cookout. He also considers himself a passionate sports fan, and loves to watch his favorite teams. Following graduation, he is planning to attend a four year university to further his studies. 

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