For the first time since 2010, the Warwick Warriors have defeated Hempfield in boys volleyball. Final score was 3-1.
Senior outside hitter Chad Meeder, who had a remarkable 23 kills against Hempfield.
Finishing with a match-high 23 kills, the 6-foot-1 outside hitter was a monster at the net.
And that, along with an all-around gutsy effort from Warwick, powered the Warriors to a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-18, 12-25, 25-23) over 22-time L-L League champ Hempfield in a thrilling clash between State-ranked teams in Lititz.
“I told the boys I’m just so proud of the way they came out and played tonight,” Warrior coach Nate Gajecki said. “We battled through adversity and they played their hearts out. It was awesome.”
The win was Warwick’s first over Hempfield since the 2010 season and it left them alone atop the Section One standings with a 3-0 league record (4-0 overall). The Black Knights are second at 3-1.