NHS Patriots Varsity Volleyball Wins 3A Championship
The Northern High School Varsity Volleyball Team, the Patriots, won the 2017 Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 3A Championship. Under the leadership of coaches Bobby Gibbons and Jackie Chamberlin, the Patriots prevailed in a three set sweep by scores of 25-18, 26-24 and 26-24 and then defeated Westminster High School of Carroll County to claim their second State title in three years.
The members of the Northern Patriots Varsity Volleyball Team State Champions are Christa Clark, Elisabeth Elbrecht, Amanda Chew, Annika Bateman, Jenna Jaeger, Baylee Bird, Leah Haynes, Allie Timbario, Shannon Salo, Julia Stander, Abbie Bender and Allie Droneberger.
At the Calvert County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, February 27th, the commissioners paid tribute to the team’s dedication, many long hours of practice, fine performance and accomplishments.
The Northern Patriots won the 2017 3A South Regional Championship, finishing the season with a 19-1 record, leading the State of Maryland in wins, and ranked first in the 3A Division.
The Board of Commissioners proclaimed sincere congratulations and best wishes for continued success to the young women of the Northern High School Varsity Volleyball Team for winning the 2017 Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 3A State Championship. They further proclaimed appreciation and thanks to the coaches for their guidance and encouragement to the team.
Margit Miller / Calvert Beacon