“Knights cruise by Rams on Senior Night”
By: Jeremy T. Basham
Editor: CJ Lane
Photography: David Puddy
GILBERT, AZ On the night our Lady Knight Seniors were recognized before the game they made sure to leave their mark during the match vs. Maricopa High School. The Lady Knights defeated the visiting Rams 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-13).
“It is a special senior class, I love their leadership and drive to help the underclassmen get better everyday!” Coach Arrington stated. I couldn’t be more proud of how we executed in down the stretch today, we’ve been working on finishing the job in practice and today you could really tell!” Arrington added.
In a close first set, the seniors really set the tone to make it a long night for the visiting Rams. Senior Macie Thelin led the charge with her relentless net play denying many hits. “I felt it was just a good all around team effort tonight and our team is really starting to turn the corner at the right time.” Thelin Added
Senior Maddy Murphy echoed fellow senior Thelin’s sentiments. “We know that there is a shot at the playoffs, and we are not going to lay down. It would be a great accomplishment to get into the playoffs moving up in classification but there is work to be done.” Murphy added.
“We have some big games coming up ahead of us, I know our girls are going to stay focused on what we need to do.” Senior Abigail “Ace” Straight stated.
The Lady Knights will be hitting the road this Thursday and traveling to Gilbert High School, varsity to start at 6pm.