blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Volleyball Clinches Cap-8 Crown

Friday, October 14, 2016

Volleyball Clinches Cap-8 Crown

Broughton (17-1, 12-1) defeated Millbrook (8-9, 7-6) 25-21, 25-23, 25-20 on Thursday night to wrap up the Cap-8 title for the fourth year in a row. Broughton jumped out to an 11-5 advantage to start the opening set behind five kills and two aces from Kalee Vanderhorst.  A block from Jade Demps and Nan Parrish pushed the lead to 16-8 but Millbrook sliced the deficit to 17-14. Six more kills from Vanderhorst down the stretch enabled the Capitals to hold off the Wildcats.  The second stanza was a tightly contested affair from the outset.  A kill from Demps handed the Caps a 13-10 lead before Millbrook responded with a 6-3 run to tie things up at 17-17. Consecutive kills by Vanderhorst and a kill from Parrish pushed Broughton ahead 21-17. The Wildcats closed to 24-22 before a block from Demps and Parrish secured the set.  Broughton grabbed a 7-1 advantage to begin the third frame behind two kills each from Grace Youngblood and Vanderhorst. Millbrook reeled off six straight points after calling a time-out before a kill by Vanderhorst and two aces from Demps gave the Capitals a 10-6 lead.  An ace by Amber Russell stretched the margin to 18-12 and another Vanderhorst kill ended the match.

Kalee Vanderhorst piled up a match-high 22 kills (.319), 2 aces and 12 digs and Jade Demps posted 10 kills (.562), 4 aces, 3 blocks and 5 digs.  Grace Youngblood had 5 kills (.250) and 2 blocks and Nan Parrish accounted for 3 kills and 2 blocks.  Claire Sawyer tallied 38 assists and 4 digs and Amber Russell added 5 digs and 2 aces. Holli Smith picked up 4 digs and Alden Wiliis chipped in 3 digs.

Tayler Rebne and Skyler Rogerson paced the Millbrook offense with 9 kills each and Ari Rosario collected a match-high 7 blocks.  Patty Delmedico dished out 20 assists and Morgan Fiorini scooped up a match-high 14 digs.  Rebne recorded 11 digs and Delmedico added 7 digs.

Millbrook travels to Wakefield (14-5, 10-3) on Monday while Broughton hosts Sanderson (14-8, 9-4) on the same day (4:30/5:30) in the final regular season contest of the year.  The Capitals will honor their four seniors (Jasmin Bradshaw, Jenny McDonnell, Amber Russell and Kalee Vanderhorst) prior to the match.

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