2016 King Volleyball Captures Third NEPSAC Class C Crown in Four Years

11/19/2016

King volleyball won the  2016 NEPSAC title with a win over MacDuffie School, 25-11, 25-20, 25-19.
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Cheshire Academy Volleyball Wins 2014 NEPSAC Class C Championship

11/16/2014

Volleyball defeats Winchendon School in a 3-game sweep to take the title.
In an exciting game today in the Arthur Sheriff Fieldhouse, Cheshire Academy won the NEPSAC Class C Volleyball Championship by defeating the Winchendon School 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-10). This three-game sweep saw stand out performances by senior setter Kelly Ryan of Marlborough, who had 30 assists and two aces;  junior Elina Hoivala, of Finland, who had 14 kills and five aces; and freshman Lexe Holmes of Hamden, who had seven kills and four blocks. 
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The Governor’s Academy: 2012 NEPSAC Class B Champions!

Finishing the regular season with a 13-4 record, the girls earned a spot in the NEPSAC Tournament for the fourth straight year. The Governor’s faced the Canterbury School in first round action and proved to be the stronger team, finishing the day with a 4 games to 1 victory. In semi-final action, volleyball faced Cushing Academy. The girls came out strong in the first game winning 25-17. Cushing found their momentum in the second game, reversing the score and beating Govs 17-25. In the third game, Govs fought hard and came back to win 25-12. In an intense fourth and final game, Govs was victorious, winning 25-21 and sending them to the tournament finals.
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Greenwich Academy Wins 2011 Class B Volleyball Championship

11/19/2011
GA put together two solid matches on the day to be crowned New England Champions. Playing cross-town rivals Sacred Heart in the semi-final,GA knew it would be no easy task to advance. They dropped the first set 16-25 but then went on to win in four by scores of 25-18, 27-25 and 25-21. With little time to celebrate, the Gators had to regroup and refocus to prepare themselves for the Championship game against Cushing Academy who defeated Pomfret in 5. GA played with great energy and determination winning in three by the scores of 25-19, 25-20 and 25-22. It was a great match to watch and certainly the strong Gator crowd helped propel the team to victory. For more coverage, please read this Greenwich Time article.

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Phillips Academy’s Girls' Volleyball Takes 2010 New England Championship

November 22, 2010 --One week after both the boys and girls cross-country teams won their respective league championships, Phillips Academy’s girls volleyball team matched the achievement by taking home first place in the New England Prep School Girls Fall Volleyball Association tournament held at Deerfield Academy on Saturday, November 20.

The number one seed in the tournament, Andover first had to fight its way past third-seeded Choate in the semi-final match before earning the right to advance to the finals, where it took on Hotchkiss for the championship.



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2007 Hotchkiss Volleyball Wins Class A Crown

11/20/2007
The Hotchkiss Varsity Volleyball team ended the regular season ranked # 1 in the Class A division in New England on the strength of a 14-2 record. The final four of the tournament took place at the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Athletic Center at Hotchkiss.

The semifinal match had Hotchkiss playing Choate, one of two teams to defeat the Bearcats during the regular season. As always, Choate played very tenacious defense, never quit, and did its best to spoil the home court advantage. However, this proved to be a good day for the Hotchkiss Bearcats. The taller home team took over the play at net for much of the match, played excellent defense, and slowly gained control. The 3-0 final score does not indicate the excellent rallies that went on throughout the entire match. Winning in three games was a nice advantage for Hotchkiss because it gave the girls longer to rest before the finals.




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