Thursday, August 18, 2022

Hornets celebrate seniors with sweep of Euclid

Kirtland honored its seniors on Saturday with a 3-0 sweep over visiting Euclid on Saturday.

The Hornets cruised to wins of 25-10, 25-19 and 25-23.

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“It was a great finish to our final home game,” said Kirtland coach Bob Schenosky. “It was important to us to get everyone in, especially our seniors. Our game one starters came out with a great start and played a solid set. The group we put on the floor in game two and three played well with everyone contributing.”

Euclid held a 23-20 advantage in the third game before Elise Frazee dominated the service line to pull out the come from behind win.

“My team played phenomenal today,” Frazee said. “I really couldn’t have asked for a better performance. Every single person was there to win and was willing to put everything out on the court. It made my last home game something really special. I was really upset going into today’s match, knowing it’s one of my last times stepping on Kirtland’s court, but with a game like today, it’s hard to stay disappointed. I’m very excited to see our level of enthusiasm for the remaining games, and hopefully my team and I will use this momentum as we take on playoffs.”

Krista Robejsek led the Hornets with seven kills, four aces and also recorded three blocks. Lilly Kelemen pitched in with five kills and three blocks and Katherine Skrbis finished with six kills.

Frazee posted a team-high 18 digs while Anna Shuppe was efficient in distributing the ball to Kirtland’s hitters throughout the match. Nicole Aveni had two key kills in the final five points in game three.

“The game today was bittersweet,” Robejsek said. “It was a great win, but I’m sad to see the season come to an end. I’ve had an amazing four years playing for Kirtland and I feel so lucky to be a part of the team. I’m proud of our team and I can’t wait to see what playoffs will bring.”

The Hornets close out the regular season at Hawken on Tuesday.

Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, 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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