MDC Lady Sharks Dominate First Round of NJCAA National Tournament

MDC Lady Sharks Dominate First Round of NJCAA National Tournament

The MDC Lady Sharks showcased their incredible skills and determination as they secured a convincing victory against the Casper Thunderbirds in the first round of the NJCAA National Tournament. It was a game that exhibited their exceptional teamwork and unwavering commitment to success.

In an electrifying match that left spectators on the edge of their seats, the Lady Sharks outperformed their opponents in all three sets. The final scoreline was an impressive 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 in favor of the Lady Sharks, cementing their position as a formidable force in the tournament.

The Lady Sharks demonstrated their dominance across various statistical categories. With a total of 44 kills, 62 digs, six blocks, and four serving aces, their performance was nothing short of extraordinary.

Katielle Alonzo exhibited exceptional skills on the court, tallying 13 kills and five digs. Her contributions demonstrated her ability to thrive under pressure and significantly impact the team's success.

Vivian Lucumi showcased her defensive prowess, leading the Lady Sharks in blocks with a remarkable 2.5 blocks. Additionally, Lucumi displayed her versatility on offense with six kills, boasting an impressive hitting percentage of .600. Her three digs further exemplified her commitment to all aspects of the game.

Luiza Da Cruz proved to be an invaluable asset in setting up scoring opportunities, recording 33 assists throughout the match. In addition to her impressive assists total, Da Cruz contributed 13 digs and one kill, further solidifying her importance to the team.

Defensively, Mia Martinez displayed her exceptional skills with 20 digs, showcasing her ability to read her opponents and effortlessly dig out hard-hit balls. Martinez also delivered a serving ace, adding to the Lady Sharks' overall success.

With this remarkable victory, the MDC Lady Sharks advance to the Quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament, where they will face off against Weatherford College. The highly anticipated match is scheduled for tomorrow at 5:00 pm, promising another enthralling encounter between two exceptional teams.