blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Volleyball: Caps Sweep Millbrook, Maintain National Ranking

Friday, October 10, 2014

Volleyball: Caps Sweep Millbrook, Maintain National Ranking

Broughton defeated host Millbrook 25-22, 25-14, 25-15 on Thursday night to improve to 15-0 and 13-0 in league play.  Katja Ehlers posted 14 kills and 4 aces and Tiana Butler added 10 kills (.474) to pace the Broughton offense.  Adria Johnson had match-highs in aces (5) and service points (15) to go along with 5 digs, 3 blocks and 2 kills.  Kati Smith added 5 kills, 17 assists, 2 blocks and 9 digs and Genna Simpkins piled up 27 digs, 5 assists and 3 aces.  Holli Smith chipped in 7 assists and 3 digs and Ryan Haar added 4 assists and 2 kills.  Rachel Byrd tallied 3 kills (.333) and Lauren Brustofski scooped up 6 digs.

The Caps host Sanderson on Monday night in the last regular-season match of the year.  Broughton will honor their four seniors: Clare Bocklage, Marisa Buonpane, Adria Johnson and Sydney Richardson prior to the match.

Broughton is ranked 39th in the latest National Top 100 Poll (10/9).  Cardinal Gibbons (55) and Charlotte Country Day (61) are the other teams from North Carolina to appear in the poll. (

1 comment:

Lou B. said...

Correction: The correct name is Marisa Buonpane, '15.

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