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Nighthawk Volleyball Team Competes

Published: October 12, 2017 at 12:00 am

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Rachel O'Grady digs the ball as Tess Mubarek (No. 6) and Jackie Moccio look on. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Rachel O'Grady digs the ball as Tess Mubarek (No. 6) and Jackie Moccio look on. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Newtown High School's girls' volleyball team results from recent action are as follows:

The Nighthawks lost at Masuk of Monroe 3-1 (25-21, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20) on October 4, defeated host Brookfield 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-16, 25-16) on October 6, fell 3-1 (25-19, 15-25, 25-15, 25-19) at Darien on October 9, and beat visiting Stratford 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22) on October 11.

Against Masuk, Kim Buttery had 34 assists, 12 digs, and two kills; Julia Anderson had eight kills and four digs; and Rachel O'Grady compiled eight kills and 11 digs.

In the win over Brookfield, Anderson logged eight kills and five digs; Sarah Dowling had eight kills and four digs; and Buttery had four aces, three kills, and four blocks.

Against Darien, Buttery racked up 24 assists to go along with three kills; and Tess Mubarek recorded six digs and two aces.

In the win over Stratford, Zoe Beals had five of Newtown's 12 team aces, and added 13 kills, and seven digs. Anderson had eight kills; Buttery had seven digs, four kills, and 11 assists; Dowling logged 14 kills and five digs; Erin Mitchell recorded two aces, eight kills, and three digs; Jackie Moccio had ten digs; and Mubarek had 25 digs to go along with a trio of aces.

Check back on The Bee sports webpage and in the October 20 print edition of The Bee for more coverage of the win over Stratford.

The Nighthawks, 9-5 overall, will visit Weston on Friday, October 13, beginning at 5:30 pm, and will host Pomperaug of Southbury on Monday, October 16, beginning at 5:30 pm.

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
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Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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