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Staples roundup: Girls volleyball sweeps New Canaan to stay perfect

Updated 3:26 pm, Thursday, September 19, 2013
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Led by 12 service points and 10 kills from senior outside hitter Amelia Brackett, Staples High's girls volleyball team topped New Canaan 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-19) on Wednesday.

The Wreckers improved to 3-0 on the season having previously defeated Norwalk and Ridgefield.

Staples 3, New Canaan 0

STAPLES 25 25 25 --3

NEW CANAAN 9 15 19 --0

Records: Staples 3-0; New Canaan 0-3.

Highlights: S -- Amelia Brackett 12 service points, 10 kills; Knox Mckay 5 kills; Lauren Mushro 29 assists. NC -- Pari Koochek 13 digs; Hailey Wheeler 4 kills, 4 digs; Joanna Baran 2 aces, 5 kills, 2 digs.

GIRLS SWIMMING

Staples' girls swim and dive team won seven of 12 events Wednesday to edge Ridgefield 94-92 in the season opener at home.

The Wreckers' Mia Bullock set a school record in the process, clocking in at 1:05.92 in the 100 butterfly.

Senior Verity Abel won two individual events (200 free, 400 free) and was part of two winning relays.

Staples hosts Danbury on Friday at 3:30 p.m.

Staples 94, Ridgefield 92

200 Medley Relay: Ridgefield, 2:08.51; 200 Freestyle: Verity Abel (S) 2:10.64 (No. 2 all-time Staples time); 200 Individual Medley: Mia Bullock (S) 2:28.45 (No. 4 all-time Staples time); 50 Freestyle: Katie Nejhi (R) :29.40; Dive: Sophia Stanley (S) 176.25; 100 Butterfly: Bullock (S) 1:05.92 (Staples record); 100 Freestyle: Marcy Maguire (R) 1:02.30; 400 Freestyle: Abel (S) 4:39.02 (No. 4 Staples all-time time); 200 Freestyle Relay: Staples (Aileen Coyne, Anelese Browne, Jessi Taets, Abel) 1:58.42; 100 Backstroke: Maguire (R) 1:08.62; 100 Breaststroke: Lindsay Gordon (R) 1:18.15;

400 Freestyle Relay: Staples (Coyne, Browne, Bullock, Abel) 4:13.80.

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