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Chesterton Boys Volleyball improves to 8-2

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The Chesterton Boys varsity volleyball team tied for first place at the Chesterton Invitational on Saturday, but lost the overall title to Noblesville on a tie-breaker rule.

Chesterton opened the day by defeating Lafayette Jeff 25-27, 25-14, 15-9 and followed that with a 25-15, 25-15 victory over Hamilton Southeastern.

In the third match of the day, Chesterton stumbled against Noblesville and fell 25-22, 28-26. In their final match, Chesterton got back to winning by defeating Ft. Wayne Pineapple 25-15, 22-25, 15-10.

Chesterton was led by Andrew Balon, Emilier DeJesus, Nate Crownover, Joe Bishop and Dominic Raffin offensively and defensively at the net.

Kai Cromwell and Adam Whitlow managed the offensive tempo with numerous assists and aggressive serving.     

The Chesterton Boys JV volleyball team advanced to the finals of the JV division on Saturday, but lost to Noblesville in the championship to finish at 2-2 on the day.

Earlier in the day, Chesterton defeated Hamilton Southeastern and Lafayette Jeff before falling to Noblesville in pool play.

Evan Ruffner organized the offensive attack with numerous assists.

Passing and attacking was led by Jack Roach and Tim Jirtle. Max Dille and Trevor Nelson patrolled the net and Kyle VanEerken played solid defense.


Posted 3/18/2013