Garnet Valley Fights Through Parkland In Pennsylvania State Final

  0 Carly DeMarque | December 22nd, 2016 | High School, News

Pennsylvania crowned four high schools as state champions this past month.

The tournament concluded on November 19 with Greensburg Central Catholic, Corry, Allentown Central Catholic, Garnet Valley.


Greensburg Central Catholic defeated Marian Catholic in a championship sweep, 25-13, 25-11, 25-19.

This is Greenburg’s second championship in three seasons, with Mikayla Bisignani leading the way with 18 kills.

Despite having a great regular season, Marion couldn’t handle the strong steady offense of Greensburg. Marion’s highest scorer of the match was Jasmine Mooney with 16 kills.


Corry battled to the end to take the state title over North Star in three sets, 25-19, 25-16, 26-24.

Corry had 13 aces in the championship match, Haley Kurelowech led the offense with 12 kills and two aces.

Jackie Stanko led all players with 19 kills for North Star.


Allentown Central Catholic went four with Somerset to take the state title, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20, 25-10.

For Allentown, Dana Roberts t down 15 kills, Grace Barr added 11 and Rachel Hess hammered down 10.


The 4A title went to Garnet Valley over Parkland in a five set showdown, 25-19, 27-29, 19-25, 25-20, 15-8.

Garnet Valley fell behind 1-2, but fought back to take the state title in five. Erin Patterson put down 12 kills.

Despite the strong offence for Parkland, they were not able to finish the match. Sam Graver hammered down 26 kills, while Grace Steurer added 21 in the loss.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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