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VOLLEYBALL: Lansdale Catholic, Archbishop Carroll, Archbishop Wood & Cardinal O'Hara Rally-On to the PCL Semis (All-Catholic Teams Included)

10/24/2017, 6:00pm EDT
By Angelise Stuhl - Photos by Kathy Leister

Philadelphia Catholic League Girls’ Volleyball Quarterfinal Results & All-Catholic Teams:

MATCH: No. 3 Cardinal O'Hara vs. No. 6 Archbishop Ryan 0

RESULTS: The Lady Lions defeated the Ragdolls in three straight sets: 25-8, 25-16, 25-12.

NOTE WORTHY: During the second set, Cardinal O’Hara senior Breanna Hickey recorded her 171st ace, setting O’Hara’s all-time career record in aces served. Hickey ended the night with two more aces, giving her an all-time current total of 173.

STATS: O’Hara: Maeve Boylan – 4 kills, 7 aces, 10 digs, 16 assists. Breanna Hickey – 6 kills, 4 aces, 8 digs. Lauren Garvey - 6 kills, 4 aces, 2 digs, 1 block. Reagan Hickey – 8 kills, 1 dig, 4 assists. Emma Knaub – 3 kills, 2 blocks. 


Breanna Hickey pictured with her parents after recording her 171st career ace - PSD Photo

O'Hara senior captain Breanna Hickey addresses her career milestone:

Senior Spotlight: For the past two years, Archbishop Ryan senior Jackie Schaeffer has not only been showcasing her talents on the court for the Ragdolls, but also on the web as a Junior Reporter for Philly Sports Digest! Jackie is planning to pursue a degree in journalism from either Temple University or Duquesne University. From all of us at PSD, we thank you Jackie for all of your contributions and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!

After the match, Schaeffer lauded her team’s effort in their quarterfinal match-up against O’Hara.

“I’m so proud of how hard we worked today, sadly we didn’t get the outcome that we wanted, but Cardinal O’Hara is a very tough team,” said Schaeffer. “I’m so happy to see that our team has progressed so much this season and I hope that they continue to do so next season.” 

Highlight Video: Cardinal O'Hara vs. Archbishop Ryan -video highlight by Angelise Stuhl

MATCH: No. 2 Archbishop Wood 3, No. 7 John W. Hallahan 0

RESULTS: The Lady Vikings defeated the Mickey Mouse in three sets, 25-11, 25-19, 29-27.

STATS: Wood: Laura Prajzner – 6 aces. Shauna Matthews – 3 aces, 9 digs. Molly Prior – 22 Hits, 12 kills, 4 blocks. Shauna Matthews – 32 Hits, 7 kills, 9 digs. Megan Noonan – 8 digs. Izzy McCormick – 8 digs. Cara Coughlin – 7 digs, 25 assists. Bella Straface – 7 digs. 

Photo/Video Montage: Wood vs. Hallahan (photos Kathy Leister) video highlight by Angelise Stuhl

LOOKING AHEAD: No. 2 Archbishop Wood will play No. 3 Cardinal O’Hara on Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the PCL semifinal. The match is set to begin at 6:00 p.m. at Archbishop Wood. The winner will advance to the PCL final on Sunday, Oct. 29 at Neumann-University at 6 p.m.

MATCH: No. 1 Archbishop Carroll 3, No. 8 Bonner-Prendie 0

RESULTS: The Lady Patriots of Archbishop Carroll topped the Pandas in three sets, 25-10, 25-12, 25-5.

STATS: Bonner-Prendie: Natalie Claffey – 15 digs.  Dakota McCaughan -15 digs. Madison Oxenberg - 1 kill, 3 blocks.  Lindsay Fagan – 4 kills, 1 block, 9 assists, 8 digs. Ariana McGeary – 3 kills, 1 block. Sam Lachette – 2 kills, 2 blocks. Shannon Durkin – 1 kill, 2 blocks.  Alex Bilotta – 6 digs.

Highlight Video: Carroll vs. Bonner-Prendie -video highlight by Angelise Stuhl

MATCH: No. 4 Lansdale Catholic 3, No. 5 St. Hubert 0

RESULTS: The Crusaders defeated the Bambies in three sets, 26-24, 25-15, and 25-14.

STATS: Lansdale Catholic: Corinne Coonahan – 11 kills, 4 aces. Emily Freer – 10 kills. Maile Erwin – 5 aces, 12 digs. Tori Rogge – 14 assists. Shannon Bagnell – 14 assists. 

St. Hubert’s: Brenna Carley – 11 assists, 3 kills. Emily Holmes – 1 ace, 1 kill, 6 digs. Izzy Anderson – 1 ace, 10 digs. Emily Black – 7 kills, 1 dig, 1 block. Grace Brighter – 3 kills. 

Photo/Video Montage: Lansdale Catholic vs. St. Hubert (photos Kathy Leister) video highlight by Angelise Stuhl

LOOKING AHEAD: No. 1 Archbishop Carroll will play No. 4 Lansdale Catholic tomorrow evening in the PCL semifinal. The match will take place at Carroll at 7:00 p.m. The winner will play Lansdale Catholic or Archbishop Wood in the PCL final on Sunday, Oct. 29 at Neumann-University at 6 p.m.

2017 Girls’ Volleyball All-Catholic Team
 
MVP
                   Morgan Silks,  Setter/Return Specialist, Archbishop Carroll                           
 

First-Team
Gina Custer, Libero - Archbishop Carroll           
Paige Monastero, Outside Hitter - Archbishop Carroll
Shauna Matthews, Outside Hitter - Archbishop Wood
Molly Prior, Middle Hitter - Archbishop Wood
Breanna Hickey, Outside Hitter - Cardinal O’Hara
Maeve Boylan, Setter/Return Specialist - Cardinal O’Hara
Maile Erwin, Libero - Lansdale Catholic
 
Second-Team
Meghan McCann, Setter - Archbishop Carroll
Audrey Jones, Outside Hitter - Archbishop Carroll
Cara Coughlin, Setter - Archbishop Wood
Megan Noonan, Libero - Archbishop Wood
Emily Collins, Libero - Cardinal O’Hara
Corinne Coonahan, Outside Hitter - Lansdale Catholic
Dana Senour, Defensive Specialist/Setter - Lansdale Catholic
 
Third-Team
Amelia Painter, Defensive Specialist - Archbishop Carroll
Hannah Beck, Outside Hitter - Archbishop Ryan              
Laura Prajzner, Outside Hitter - Archbishop Wood
Natalie Claffey, Outside Hitter - Bonner & Prendie
Lauren Garvey, Outside Hitter - Cardinal O’Hara
Julia Kuneck, Outside Hitter - John. W. Hallahan
Isabelle Anderson, Libero - St. Huberts

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