Boys Varsity Volleyball Team Wins Diocesan Championship
Team members are: Row 1: John Batko, Peter Carioto, Michael King, Peter Schoone, Ellis Dunn, Team Founder Tim Sheets; Row 2: Head Coach Rich Kaminski, Michael Vargo, Dylan Lewis, Ian Daugherty, Richard Kaminski, Joe Ebbert, Assistant Coach Pete Carioto
The Boys Varsity Volleyball team won the Diocesan Championship on Sunday, May 21, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School in Coraopolis.
The undefeated team was victorious over St. Teresa (2-0) in the quarterfinals and St. Louise de Marillac (2-0) in the semifinals, earning their spot in the championship game. They defeated St. Thomas More 2-0 in two hard-fought games winning 28-26 in the first set and coming from behind to win 25- 22 in the second set.
Many of the players have been together since fourth grade, when boys volleyball competition begins on a Diocesan level. For those eighth graders who have been playing since fourth grade, this marks their fifth straight Diocesan championship and fifth undefeated season.