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Summit H.S. Boys Volleyball Rises to 8-2, Beats Lyndhurst

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS STAFF

April 22, 2014 at 10:03 AM

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Volleyball team improved to 8-2 on the season, with a convincing win over Lyndhurst, winning both games 25-11.

Mac Wiesner led the team in kills with eight, and also had two blocks.   Andrew Masterfano and Ben Colao had 2 blocks as well, and Masterfano led the Hilltoppers in assists with 28.
 
Josh Veloso led the defense with four digs, while Charlie Terry had four service aces.
 
Earlier, the Varsity defeated Roselle Catholic 2-1. winning the first game 25-16, and taking the second 25-18..  Terry led the team in kills with 9, Robbie Walsh had two blocks, and Veloso led the defense with eight digs.  Masterfano spread out 29 assists.
 
The Varsity also beat a solid Dover team, winning 2-0.  The boys won the first game 25-20, and the second 25-16.  Walsh led the team in kills with 9, and he had four blocks.  Veloso led the defense with eight digs.  Masterfano continued setting well with 25 assists.
 
The Hilltoppers dropped a tough match against #19 Ridge, winning the first game 25-22, then losing the second, 18-25, and the third, 15-25.  Walsh led the team in kills with 14, and he also had two blocks.   Eric Lyman had two blocks, and Veloso led the defense with six digs.  Masterfano led the team in assists with 29, and Terry added a service ace.

The JV went 3-1 on the week, defeating Lyndhurst 2-0,  Roselle in three games, and Dover in two games, with their only loss a 2-0 result at Ridge.
 
Statistical leaders were Jackson Sidebottom with 13 kills, and Jeff Chen with 35 assists.  Other strong performances came from Cooper Macpherson, Timmy Cummins, and Andrew Melka.
 
The Varsity travels to Lyndhurst April 22, before returning home to face Pope John XXIII, April 25 at 4:30 p.m.