Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Hallie Zumack named Independence Athlete of the Week

Independence senior Hallie Zumack opened the conference season with 49 assists, 12 kills and 16 digs in wins over Perry and Wickliffe.

For her efforts, Zumack was named Independence Athlete of the Week.

“Her stats prove that she is a vital contributor to running our offense and playing defense,” said Independence head coach Megan Osysko. “She works extremely hard to keep the team focused throughout the matches by her leadership and communication on the court. Hallie works hard for every point and helps to bring that same mentality out in her teammates.”

The Hallie Zumack File:

  • Class: Senior
  • Age: 17
  • Sport: Volleyball
  • Family: Parents: Mark & Jill; Brother: Joey; Sister: Macie
  • Favorite Food: Quesadilla
  • Favorite Hobby: Watching Netflix
  • Favorite Athletes: Lebron James / My brother Joey
  • Favorite Film: Any scary movie
  • Favorite TV Show: Greys Anatomy
  • Favorite Sports Team: Indy Volleyball team
  • Best Advice: Don't take high school for granted. I would kill to be a freshman again.


Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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