The Varsity Volleyball Bombers entered the week ranked #1 in the State of Ohio and beat Roger Bacon on Monday. They traveled to Northmont HS on Wednesday to face the Bolts who were ranked #9 in the same poll.
The Bombers took the 1st set to get adjusted to their surroundings but still pulled out the set win by a score of 28-26. They controlled the second set and won 25-19 but dropped the third set by a score of 23-25. They returned to form in the fourth set and won 25-18 to close the match out and win 3 sets to 1. They were led by junior Ben Pung who came up with 18 kills and 3 aces as well as senior Cole Bretl who had 9 kills of his own. Senior Thomas Roberts led the way with 30 assists while sophomore Leo Kastner had 21 assists of his own. Junior Henry Huber led the team in digs with 18 while senior James Brill led in blocks with a total of 4. Senior John Hendy had 3 aces and 3 blocks while junior Ryan Hilvert recorded 8 kills.
With the win, St. Xavier improves to 9-0 on the season and will put their 2-0 GCL record to the test when they travel to Elder HS on Thursday, April 20 to take on the Panthers at 7 pm.