Article by Kathy Bullis
Whitewater High School Head Volleyball Coach
Whippet Volleyball defeated Evansville Tuesday night, 25-16, 25-14, 25-12. The Whippets move to 6-0 overall and 6-0 in Rock Valley play.
Senior Cora Linos led the way for the Whippets by having 4 Aces, 18 assists, and 1 block. Once again, sophomore Kindyl Kilar and senior Emme Bullis provided the 1-2 punch offensively by combining for 25 kills (Kilar 12, Bullis 13). Sophomore Cali Kopecky had a great game from behind the service line with 4 aces and provided strong defensive play in the left back. Senior Kiyla Kopecky is getting stronger and stronger in the front row each game. She had a couple timely blocks and is now adding a third punch offensively for the Whippets. Junior Avery Hintz and senior Amanda Tovar both had solid all around games playing as right sides. Junior Lexi Juoni is priming herself to have a breakout game by gaining more confidence as a middle blocker and applying her basketball skills to make her slide attack more effective. Sophomore Caleigh Yang is having an impact on the team with her solid defensive and serve receive skills.
Thursday, March 25th, Whitewater will host a showdown with another undefeated Rock Valley Conference team, McFarland. The Whippets are 6-0 and have dropped only one set, while McFarland is 7-0 and has dropped two sets. You can watch the live stream at: productionsw7.com/live. The game is set to start at 6:30 p.m. We are looking forward to the challenge of playing the 2019 D2 State Runner Ups for a chance to be Rock Valley Conference Champions. Hope you all tune in to watch this high caliber game!