Canandaigua, N.Y. – Harley-Allendale Columbia’s (HAC) varsity volleyball team wins the Section V’s Class D Title as they downed Finger Lakes rival Honeoye 3-1 in the championship match.
Senior Carolyn Dubnik (pictured, below) was named tournament MVP as she led the Wolves with 16 kills, 24 digs and 2 aces.
The Wolves dropped the first set 17-25 as Honeoye never trailed in match and the closest the Wolves would get would be when the set was tied at 4-4 and again at 5-5.
Earlier in the year, HAC dropped both of its regular season matches versus Honeoye as it seemed like the Bulldogs would roll to a sectional title.
HAC would rally back winning the next 3 consecutive sets 25-18, 25-21 and 26-24 and captured their 4th sectional title in HAC volleyball program history. Their last title was in 2011 when Dubnik was a sophomore.
Senior Madi Truman was named to the all-tournament team as she had a terrific performance finishing with 7 kills and 19 digs.
Junior libero Emily Pazko had 29 digs, sophomore Savanna Atwal had 4 kills and 4 blocks and senior Christina Myers had 2 blocks and 4 digs.
The Wolves improved to 16-5 on the season and will play in the state qualifiers against Bloomfield at Canandaigua High School on Tuesday, November 5 at 5:00 PM.
Bloomfield is the number 1 seeded team in Class DDD and defeated Batavia-Notre Dame in 3 sets in the finals. HAC loss both it’s league matches against Bloomfield earlier this season.
For more information about HAC athletics and the incredible run to sectional finals and states this fall, see the HAC Athletics website.
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The HAC girls volleyball team sponsored their annual Dig Pink day on October 2nd. During school the team held a bake sale and encouraged members of the school community to dress in pink. That night, during the JV and Varsity matches the parents coordinated a concessions stand and raffle. The team raised an impressive $1068 towards the cause of breast cancer research. And, to cap off the night, the varsity team won, improving their record to 9-3.
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