The Secaucus High School volleyball team won the Hudson County Tournament for the fifth year in a row last week, defeating Union City in straight sets.
The Patriots were neck and neck with the Eagles early in the first set until they gained control and built a comfortable lead. Needing just one more point to secure the first set, Secaucus surrendered five straight before sophomore Alyson Toman registered a kill between two Eagles for the winning point. Toman ended the night with five kills.
The Lady Pats had an easier time in the second set with a 25-14 win as the Eagles could not defend Julia McClure’s kills. Although there was some sloppy play on the Secaucus side, they still rolled to their fifth straight Hudson County Championship.
McClure finished with 20 kills, 13 digs and one ace, Andie Lennon had five service points and 14 digs and Kristina Ulrich contributed an ace, eight service points and three digs. Kendall Caruso put up 25 assists and nine digs, Captain Kelly Riebesell’s one ace, three service point and two kills. Megan Vasquez added a dig, Katelyn Schlemm had six kills and Nancy Wraga helped with six service points, six assists and eight digs.
Next up for the Pats is the State Tournament. Secaucus enters the tournament ranked 5th and will host 25th ranked Lincoln on Wednesday.