After their outstanding 2011-2012 season, the volleyball team’s notoriety has calmed a bit. Fans have been wondering questions like, “Who’s the Captain?”, “How many people are on the team,” and more. Kacie Whitney (junior and current volleyball player) had enough kindness so sit through an interview about the team and their goals.
“Dusti and I are the Captains for this years’ volleyball team.”, said Whitney. Being an 11th grade captain had to be a big deal, as her eyes lit up with excitement upon being asked. For those of you who don’t know Whitney, she used to play point guard for our middle school, and high school basketball team, and also plays volleyball. It wasn’t until recent years that she dropped basketball, and started focusing on volleyball.
“We have a smaller team this year, than last” with only having around 12 combined JV/Varsity girls. “With a smaller team, we’re mostly focused on building experience this year.”, said Whitney with confidence.
Whitney said, “I think if the rest of the girls including myself will sit back and keep learning from not only the coaches, but also the seniors, we will be a great contender next year.” She also stated, “I’m going to try my best, and give my best individual effort to help my team have a winning season, and build team chemistry.”
If you’re a volleyball fan, you shouldn’t hold your head low. Junior/captain Dusti Fisher, junior Alicia Boggs, and senior Lyndsay Anthony are still on the floor, and all have 3 or more years of experience. Although losing vital game-changers such as, Jarah Manns and Kelli Poling could affect them, they still have enough talent to impress.
Whitney’s final statement was, “We’re just going to do the best we can, and more, and go out thinking we can win every game”, with a smile.
So get ready student body, the girls’ are already 2-0, having beat Nitro and Oak Hill September 11. So continue to show your support, and get ready for a winning season!