BHS volleyball team sets record
It was a record-breaking year for the Baldwin High School volleyball team. Along with the best-ever record at 24-14, the Bulldogs also set five individual and team records.
Two Bulldogs, Emily Brown and Rachel Miles, were named to the Frontier League all-league team as a result. Brown was a first-team selection for the second year in a row. Miles was chosen to the honorable mention team.
The records set were: individual kill record, Brown with 323 (old mark, Erin Shulte, 212, 1997; team kill record, 753 (524 in 1996); individual assists, Katie Martin with 316 (Johnelle Nuspl, 233, 1996); team assists, 560 (443, 1996); and stuff block record, Brown with 40 (Mary Denning, 35, 1996).
There were a number of awards presented at the recent banquet. They went to the following three people in order of varsity, junior varsity and freshmen: serving award - Martin, Angie Bacon, Lindsey Hitchcock; setting award - Martin, Casey Pittenger, Kara Tompkins; spiking award - Brown, Kyla Lewis, Sheena Beets; blocking award - Miles, MartiKay Hess, Jessica Walter; best defensive - Katie Kurtz, Erica Johnson, Katie Krysztof; spark plug award - Anna Skaggs and Brown, Crystal Benton, Sarah Barkley; most valuable player - Brown, Pittenger, Tompkins; most improved (freshmen only) Katie Richards.
Besides the varsity's 24-14 record, the JV turned in a mark of 19-10 and the freshmen were 10-20.