Gillian Golupski had 8 kills and Sani Jones had 8 aces and 15 assists as the Bishop Canevin Varsity Volleyball girls swept Northgate on the road on Tuesday night to clinch at least a share of the section championship for the fifth straight season.
Jones had three aces on her first four serves and Rutanya Taylor had two kills and two blocks as BC took a 10-3 lead. On her next service rotation, Jones add four more aces to push the lead to 19-8, Abbie Maziarz and Golupski added kills as the Crusaders won the first set 25-13.
Olivia Thomas had a kill and 2 aces early in the second set to put BC up 6-2. Golupski added 2 kills and Izzy Beichner served back-to-back aces to increase the lead to 12-4. Thomas added 2 kills and a block and then finished the set with consecutive kills and Canevin won the second set 25-13.
With the third at tied at 7, BC went on a 4 point run. Keira Kozlowski had a kill, Maziarz had 2 kills in a row and Taylor added an ace. Jones and Natalie Zurbola added aces and BC led 16-9. 2 kills from Golupski, an ace from Mia Altman and a Taylor kill to end the night made the final score 25-11.
Bishop Canevin can earn their fourth straight outright section title and 54th straight section win on Senior Night at home against Cornell on Thursday night. Senior Night ceremonies will start after the JV match around 7 pm, with the varsity match to follow. BCSN will have coverage of the entire evening’s happenings beginning at 5:55 pm on Thursday night.