Hershey Girls Volleyball Defeats Northern

Olivia Bratton and Claire Strucko

The Hershey Girls Volleyball team gathered around their head coach, John Zitko, prior to their game against Northern on September 25, 2017. After only three sets, Hershey walks away with a victory. (The Broadcaster/Olivia Bratton)

The Hershey Girls Volleyball team defeated the Northern Polar Bears in three sets on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Hershey had a strong start against Northern winning the first two sets 25-16 and 25-19. The third set was tied late 19-19.  Hershey pulled ahead 24-21. Junior Shaylin Gilbert had the final hit to win the match, and game, off a set from sophomore Annie Shay.

“A key aspect of the game was making sure that their middle hitters didn’t get a good enough pass to hit,” said Shay.

Hershey will take on Shippensburg at their next home game on October 5.

Hershey High School senior Lauryn Washington spiked the ball set to her by sophomore Annie Shay, earning HHS a point. Shay says that to stay warm before their game, varsity listens to music in the team room and dances to get in good spirits. (The Broadcaster/Claire Strucko)