Parkland is ladies volleyball group of the 12 months


Work onerous. Enhance each day. Staff chemistry. Keep humble.

These are the qualities head coach Mike Krause instills in his Parkland ladies volleyball group. A profitable recipe, certainly.

After breezing via the Jap Pennsylvania Convention and District 11 Class 4A tournaments, the Trojans made a powerful push to a state runner-up end, leading to a 24-1 general report this fall.

For his or her excellent achievements, Parkland is The Morning Name ladies volleyball group of the 12 months.

“The most important part of this group is that they needed to enhance each day; they needed to work individually to be the perfect they might be to contribute to the group being the perfect it might be. And, with that, introduced a brand new problem each day,” Krause stated. “They practiced to enhance, had been very unselfish and liked being collectively. The chemistry of this group had each participant as an essential piece of this group whatever the position they performed.”

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Led by a proficient senior class in Brynn Dreisbach, Sydney Johnston, Sydney Esquieres, Meredith Steirer and Emma Stalsitz, this 12 months’s group added to an enduring legacy in Parkland and Lehigh Valley ladies volleyball.

This system has been to eight-straight PIAA semifinal matches, successful the title thrice from 2014-2016, and as soon as prior again in 2011.

“The ladies needed to proceed the legacy of this system and get to the finals,” Krause stated. “They knew to attain the purpose of taking part in within the state championship, they needed to be constant each day whether or not in follow or in competitors.”

“The senior management was challenged early once we had our journey to the Nike Southeast Event of Champions canceled. We put in plenty of time getting ready for that event, and when that didn’t occur, this group might have sulked and simply gone via the motions. The seniors stated no, there’s a full season forward of us and we are able to nonetheless accomplish nice issues. They stored their imaginative and prescient wanting ahead whereas taking the right steps to perform the objectives forward.”

The Trojans will look to stay as a prime group within the state because it brings again a core of proficient gamers subsequent 12 months. Extremely proficient gamers Elena Pursell, Scarlett Jago, Maggie Smith, Alli Reimer, and Madi Siggins will likely be anticipated to hold the torch of greatness for Parkland ladies volleyball.

Dante Terenzio is a freelancer for The Morning Name.

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