Archmere’s Volleyball Team Rolls Past Red Lion

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Archmere’s Varsity Volleyball team celebrating their win over Red Lion Christian Academy. Photo taken by Mrs. Mccann P’22.

Elizabeth Maher, Staff Reporter

Archmere vs Red Lion Christian Academy, October 5, 2021

Auks Volleyball narrowly defeated Red Lion Christian Academy 3-2 this past Tuesday in the Moglia Fieldhouse. Despite entering the game as the underdog, the Auks easily won the first set 25-17. However, Red Lion made a comeback to win the second 25-14. The Auks and Lions battled back and forth in the 3rd and 4th sets, with Archmere taking the 3rd 25-20 and the Lions winning the 4th 25-18, sending the match to a 5th set. The final set proved to be an exciting one with the two teams battling point for point. Ultimately the Auks prevailed, with a block from junior Jess Lattanzi ending the set 15-13 and landing the Auks a hard fought victory. Adding to the success, both the 9th grade and JV teams won their matches: 2-0 against Ursuline and 2-0 against Red Lion respectively. This Friday, the Auks will travel to Saint Elizabeth’s with the hopes of adding another win to their 3-4 record.