Emmanuel wins volleyball crown

The Emmanuel Eagles volleyball team attended the state tournament in Muncie this week and dominated the competition for the fourth consecutive year.

Emmanuel started the weekend in a round-robin tournament against Grace Baptist of Plymouth, where they lost the only set of the competition. They went on to sweep the rivalry of Emmanuel Baptist of Valparaiso, Cornerstone of Indianapolis, and Fishers Baptist of Fishers.

On Saturday, the lady eagles battled for the state championship against Valparaiso and were victorious within three sets; the scores were 25-13, 25-12, 25-12. 

All-stars of the weekend included Zoey McKnight, who had 48 points from, serving 21 of them being in the championship game as well as nine kills; and Raelyn Coyne, who had 47 points from serving, nine of them being in the championship with four kills. Ellie Daniel led the team in serves rallying 50 points for serves throughout the weekend, 13 of which were in the finals. Haley Miller was close behind with 48 points from service, with 13 of them being in the championship. 

The all-state team consisted of Zoey McKnight and Haley Miller of Emmanuel Eagles, Isabel Eyer, and Olivia Richardson of Valparaiso, Anna Latona of Cornerstone, and McKenna Cargo of Grace Baptist.

Posted on 2019 Oct 29