NTL VOLLEYBALL: NEB POSTS HISTORICALLY GOOD SEASON IN 2023
(2023-11-16)Northern Tier Sports Report
By all possible measurements Northeast Bradford volleyball had a historically good year. They set their school record for wins in a season, claimed their first NTL title, and defeated defending district champions NP-Liberty to win their first district title.
During the regular season they only lost five sets, going 57-5.
The Panthers opened the season by winning their first 11 matches, beating playoff teams Wellsboro (3-0), CV (3-0), Troy (3-0), and Williamson (3-1).
The streak ended with a 3-0 loss to NPL on a night they were short handed.
NEB rebounded quickly, winning their final eight matches, beating playoff teams Loyalsock (3-0), Troy (3-0), CV (3-0), and Williamson (3-1).
It was their win over Wyalusing (3-0) on senior night that clinched their league title.
In playoff action they got a first round bye, then swept Troy (3-0) to reach the finals.
In the Class AA title match they got revenge on NPL, beating them 3-1 to claim their program’s first district championship.
Their season ended with a 3-0 loss to state power Holy Redeemer, ending their season at 21-2.
Abby O’Connor led the team in kills with 293, while Emma Neuber (179) and Toni Herb (147) both had over 100 kills, themselves.
Neuber (204) led the team in points with Gabby Susanj (156) and Kiarra DeLancey (151) both getting over 150. Susanj also finished with 569 assists on the year.
O’Connor had 32 blocks on the season, with DeLancey leading the team in digs with 305. Neuber (203) also had over 200.
Going forward they say good-bye their career assists leader in Susanj, Neuber, and fellow senior Adrian Chobot.
However, they return O’Connor, Herb, DeLancey, Kelsea Moore, and Abby Chobot, so they’re well prepared to defend their titles next season.
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