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Volleyball Team Continues Winning Ways



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Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team defeated host Brookfield in a match that began on October 7 and had to be completed two days later due to a power outage. The Nighthawks won 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-21).

Grace Miller and Kate Petersen both had four aces, and Maddie Patrick added a pair of aces. Patrick had ten kills, and Petersen had eight kills. Miller came up with eight digs, and Keyera Smith had seven digs.

The Nighthawks earned another 3-0 victory by defeating host Immaculate of Danbury by scores of 25-14, 25-15, 25-6 on October 13. Newtown carried a perfect 5-0 record into Wednesday’s home match with New Fairfield at 5 pm.

In the win over Immaculate, Smith logged nine of Newtown’s 16 aces. Sarah Nowacki had eight kills, and Miller and Smith each had a half-dozen kills. Smith had nine digs, Chloe O’Connell had six digs, Maggie McInerney had five, and Shannon Muckell and Delia Clouden each had four.

Keyera Smith hits the ball during early season action. —Bee Photos, Hutchison
Shannon Muckell digs the ball during a match.
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