Whippet Volleyball Opens Conference Play, Finishes 3rd at Parker Invite

The Whippets defeated Beloit Turner in their home opener on September 12 while celebrating those who support the players the most, their parents and guardians. Whitewater won 3-0 by the scores of 25-7, 25-12, 25-16. 

Coach Bullis stated, “It was really awesome having lots of fans cheering the Whippets on to their first conference win of the season.  I don’t think we have had such a loud cheering section before!  Thanks to all the fans who attended.”

Coach Bullis would like to extend a special thanks to the football team, that helped create a tunnel with the JV and JV2 volleyball players for the varsity players to run through before the game. 

As of Thursday night, Whitewater is 7-6 overall and 1-0 in Rock Valley Conference play.

On Saturday, September 14, the Whippets took third at the Parker Invite.  

Results from the Parker Invite:
Lost to Parker (0-2)21-25, 17-25
Beat Milton (2-1) 25-21, 18-25, 18-16
Lost to Stoughton (2-1) 25-27,25-16, 9-15
Beat Jefferson (2-1)25-18, 21-25,18-16
Lost to Shoreland (2-1) 19-25, 25-20, 14-16  

Stat leaders for the weekend:
Aces: Emme Bullis 9, Cora Linos 8, Amanda Tovar 7
Kills: Emme Bullis 54, Kacie Carollo 27, Cora Linos 18
Blocks: Cora Linos 9, Kacie Carollo 6, Kiyla Kopecky 4
Assists: Cora Linos 65
Digs: Emme Bullis 70, Kacie Carollo 52, Cora Linos 35

Top Performers from the weekend tournament:
Catherine Skindingsrude, Hannah O’Brien and Amanda Tovar did a nice job on serve receive.  Maddie Arnett did a nice job on both the right side and middle and continues to improve on off blocking defense.  CC Alexander played some valuable minutes, which helps us add depth to our lineup.

Article submitted by Coach Kathy Bullis

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