CIAC Volleyball Top Performances Thus Far, As Well As Games To View

Lauren Bender, Bristol Eastern: The junior had 14 eliminates and nine digs to assist the Lancers got over East Catholic 3-1 on Sept. 10.

Maggie Carley, Trumbull: Carley racked up 36 assists, nine aces, 12 digs, and five eliminates when the Eagles defeated Southington 3-1 on Sept. 10.

Maile Estacion, Hamden: The jr player had 12 aces and 17 digs during a 3-0 sway Wilbur Cross on Sept. 15. She added 6 eliminates, 17 digs and 4 aces in a 3-1 win against Law on Sept. 20.

Avery Fitzgerald, Jonathan Law: Fitzgerald had a team-high 16 eliminates throughout a 3-0 shutout of Daniel Hand on Sept. 15.

Marzia Johnson, Branford: The elderly tri-captain gathered 40 digs and 5 eliminates in the Hornets’ five-set win against Shelton on Sept. 20. Johnson also had 28 digs in a 3-2 sway North Branford on Sept. 13.

Halle Krause, Guilford: The Grizzlies’ setter had 22 assists and provided seven aces throughout a 3-0 success against Foran on Sept. 20.

Madison Lodovico, Bristol Central: Lodavico, a junior, racked up 41 eliminates and 24 digs in the Rams’ initial four matches. That included a 15-kill, 9-dig performance in a 3-1 sway Avon on Sept. 13.

Bailey McDermott, Amity: The senior had 97 assists and 27 digs as the Spartans won their initial four matches. She gathered 33 of those assists in a 3-1 triumph over Guilford on Sept. 15.

Ellie Moore, Darien: The student setter had a big match in a 3-0 sway Woodstock Academy on Sept. 10, gathering 10 aces, 17 assists and 5 digs. She also had 14 eliminates in a season-opening nothing of Brookfield.

Olivia Orris, Stratford: Orvis offered up 13 aces as Stratford defeated Platt Technology on Sept. 21.

Julia Papelo, Amity: Papelo, a senior, had 36 eliminates in 2 matches last week, consisting of 14 in a 3-1 sway Guilford, and 22 in a 3-0 nothing of Grace.

Erin Reichman, Brien McMahon: The junior had 30 assists and nine aces in the Senators’ 3-0 shutout over Shelton on Sept. 10.

Adele Sotgiu, Greenwich: The elderly player gathered 16 eliminates as the Cardinals won an FCIAC face-off with Trumbull 3-0 on Sept. 16.

Abby Speckhals, Old Lyme: The senior setter had 14 assists, 17 digs, 3 eliminates, 2 aces and a block throughout a 3-1 loss to Hale Ray on Sept. 20. In five matches, Speckhals has 96 assists and 60 digs. Old Lyme is 2-3.

Lily Stevens, New Canaan: The sophomore outside player gathered 38 eliminates, 15 digs and a pair of aces as the Rams’ rallied from a two-set shortage to defeat Joel Barlow 3-2 on Friday. She also had 22 eliminates, 12 digs and 4 aces in a 3-0 win at Masuk on Sept. 14.

Kiera Stewart, Bacon Academy: Stewart, a sophomore setter, dispensed 28 assists in a four-set victory against Norwich Free Academy.

Ava Tuccio, St. Joseph: Tuccio, a senior co-captain, had 17 eliminates and 7 blocks in a 3-2 triumph over Newtown on Sept. 9.

Trumbull at Avon, Fri., Sept. 24, 5:30: A battle of perennial challengers from the FCIAC and CCC. Trumbull, which won a Class LL title in 2019, has won 2 of its initial 3 matches, while Avon is 2-4.

RHAM at South Windsor, Mon., Sept. 27, 5: RHAM gets on a run of 4 successive CCC championships, and has appeared of the gates solid at 4-1. South Windsor is knocking on the door and has started 3-1.

Cheshire at Guilford, Mon., Sept. 27, 5:30: Cheshire won the SCC’s Div. B, while Guilford won Div. C throughout last year’s abbreviated season. Each team graduated essential players, however both remain challengers.

Joel Barlow at Staples, Mon., Sept. 27, 5:30: An SWC-FCIAC face-off featuring eight-time SWC champ Barlow and FCIAC playoff challenger Staples. Both teams are 1-2, and a win right here will certainly obtain a person on a winning track.

Shelton at Amity, Mon., Sept. 27, 5:30: Amity has looked great to start the season, winning all 5 of its matches, consisting of 3 via shutouts. Shelton has started 1-5 and faces a challenge in this one, however a win can assist transform the trend.

Ridgefield at Staples, Tues., Sept. 28, 4: The official FCIAC timetable opens following week, and Ridgefield and Staples will certainly obtain an early examination. They satisfied 3 times last year, with Staples winning twice, consisting of in the FCIAC Central Regional final.

East Lyme at Fitch, Wednesday 5:30 p.m.: A clash between 2 ECC Div. I challengers. East Lyme is 5-1, and Fitch is unbeaten at 5-0.