Volleyball (Girls): Junior Varsity vs. Hotchkiss (10/18/23 3:30 PM)

Event Details

Score: 25-12, 25-15, 24-26, and 25-21

In a nail-biting showdown, the Deerfield Academy JV volleyball team faced off against Hotchkiss and emerged victorious in an exhilarating game that showcased the incredible skills and determination of both teams. The first set commenced with Maisy ’26 igniting the team’s spirits with a fantastic ace. Although the team momentarily lost the serve, their resilience shone through, thanks to the outstanding defense. Olivia ’25 took charge, serving four consecutive aces, propelling the team forward. The entire team displayed remarkable defense, and big swings from Devon ’25 kept the momentum alive. The set culminated with a powerful swing from Ariana ’26 to the backcourt, beautifully complemented by a tip from Maisy ’26. In the second set, the team encountered a slight setback, losing the first two serves. Nevertheless, Olivia’s ’25 exceptional block ensured the team regained the serve. Devon ’25 unleashed powerful swings to the backcourt, and Ariana’s ’26 perfectly executed tip left the audience in awe. The third set witnessed a spirited resurgence from Hotchkiss, as they launched a barrage of powerful attacks. Despite the fierce competition, the team found their rhythm. Maisy ’25 delivered strong serves, supported by impeccable defense from Gracie ’25 and Devon ’25. While Deerfield ultimately lost the set, it was a thrilling back-and-forth battle that left the audience captivated and in awe of the exemplary play from both sides. The fourth set commenced with a challenging 4-8 deficit, but Devon’s ’25 fantastic block renewed energy into the team. The team’s remarkable defensive skills and Devon’s consistently strong serves led an incredible run. Even a time-out couldn’t halt her momentum. The entire team banded together, showcasing unbelievable defense and an unyielding spirit. The team eagerly anticipates their next game on Saturday.