From our Coach McElhiney (volleyball Coach) who is sharing the good news below:
Braden River's Volleyball team won their 2nd consecutive district championship in dominant fashion 3-0 last Thursday evening vs Port Charlotte in the Class 5A-11 Championships (25-11, 25-19, 25-13). Braden River is the only school in Manatee County to win their district this year and for back-to-back seasons!
The Pirates are currently 15-7 and ranked 8th in the state in Class 5A. They will host their Regional Quarterfinals this coming Wednesday Oct 26 | 7PM at The River.
Stand out players from the championship are below, but it was a total team effort top to bottom.
Senior - Setter | Courtney Kawcak: 27 Assists, 14 digs, 3 kills, 1 block
Junior - Outside Hitter | Aryanna Spainhower: 10 Kills, 14 Digs
Junior - Right-side Hitter | Rylee Hinkle: 7 Kills, 4 Blocks, 7 Digs
Junior - Outside Hitter | Brynna Sands: 10 Kills, 7 Digs
Senior - Libero | Maddy Dodson: 13 Digs, 1 Ace