Lady Tigers eye big volleyball season

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 29 August 2018 at 9:13 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – Providing plenty of experience for the Lyndonville girls varsity volleyball team this season are these returning seniors. In front are Carly Grace Woodworth, Joyce Stamp and Janey Isaacson. In back are Alecia Hinkson, Cassidy Boyce, Hannah Despard and Carli Russo. Missing from the photo is Natalie Ostrowski.

Bolstered by the return of eight senior veterans, the Lyndonville girls varsity volleyball squad is taking aim at competing for top Genesee Region League division honors this season.

The Lady Tigers large returning contingent includes Alecia Hinkson, Cassidy Boyce, Hannah Despard, Carli Russo, Carly Grace Woodworth, Joyce Stamp, Janey Isaacson and Natalie Ostrowski.

The Lyndonville lineup also includes juniors Riley Schmidt and Allyson DeSlatle.

“We’ve got a good group back,” said Coach Kate Draper. “I’ve been working with the seniors for four years so we’ve got some good experience. We’re looking to do some damage this season.”

Lyndonville will host Roy-Hart in the non league season opener on September 4 and then begin G-R competition at Wheatland-Chili on September 6.

(Varsity matches at 6:30 p.m.)
September: 4 – Roy-Hart, 6 – at Wheatland-Chil, 7:30 p.m., 7 – at Albion, 5:30 p.m., 10 – Kendall, 12 – at Alexander, 17 – at Rochester Academy Charter, 5 p.m., 20 – Notre Dame, 21 – Oakfield-Alabama/Elba, 24 – at Pembroke, 26 – at Byron-Bergen, 28 – Northstar
October: 1 – Medina, 3 – at Holley, 5 – Wheatland-Chili, 9 – at Attica, 10 – at Kendall, 12 – Alexander, 15 – at Northstar, 6 p.m., 16 – at Oakfield-Alabama/Elba, 18 – at Wilson