Video & story -- The Smyrna High School volleyball team defeated Sussex Tech 3-0 on an emotional Senior Night at Smyrna High Thursday.
The Smyrna High School volleyball team defeated Sussex Tech 3-0 on an emotional Senior Night at Smyrna High Thursday.
The Eagles' four seniors -- Kenley Cook, Isabelle Davis, Morgan Holman and Marqueisha Bennett -- were honored before the match with gifts and flowers, as their family members escorted them into the gym. Each of the seniors wrote about their favorite memories and gave a list of thanks, and as each senior walked into the gym, her tribute was read to the audience, generating tears, smiles, laughter and hugs. See photos from the Senior Night ceremony in the gallery later this morning on the Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times website.
The Smyrna coaches also presented a carnation to each of the Sussex Tech seniors.
In the match, the Eagles won by scores of 25-15, 25-11 and 25-13.
Here are the individual statistics for Smyrna:
Sophia Basler, 13 kills, 4 aces and 8 digs;
Hannah Osborne, 1 kill,1 ace, 1 block, 3 digs and 26 assists;
Marqueisha Bennett, 6 kills, 1 aces and 1 dig;
Morgan Holman, 1 kill, 1 ace and 6 digs.
Kenley Cook, 3 kills, 1 block and 2 digs;
Emma Mayew, 3 digs;
Jennifer Sloven, 2 kills;
Alexandra Faragher, 2 digs;
Shelby Fedele, 1 kill.
For Sussex Tech, here are the individual statistics:
Nataleigh Hunter, 2 aces, 2 digs and 8 assists;
Mackenzie Bender, 7 kills;
Sierra Troyer, 1 kill, 1 ace and 8 digs;
Kayla Booros, 8 digs;
Hayley Wilson, 1 dig and 5 assists;
McKenna Longo, 3 kills;
Paige Shockley, 1 kill and 4 digs;
Jakayla Sample, 1 kill and 1 dig.
SEASON RECORDS: Smyrna 9-4; Sussex Tech 6-7.
NEXT GAMES: Smyrna at Delaware Military Academy Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
Sussex Tech at home for Senior Night vs. Dover Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m.