Talent can bring the team accolades and attention, but the ability to lead has brought Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) the success that heightened beyond the court. MSD came to practice ready to compete.
One of the best highlights of the season is the 3-0 sweep over defending 2A state champion Oakdale High School. Capturing all four (4) tournaments is another highlight. MSD was 10-0 in the MIAC regular-season volleyball division.
In the MIAC quarterfinals MSD defeated Open Bible with a dominating 3-0 win. MSD ended a three-set victory over Greater Grace Christian Academy in the semi-finals. The scores were 25-6, 25-15, and 25-16. In the championship match MSD came away with a victory over Mt. Airy Christian School, 25-16, 25-9, 25-16. Senior Adele Daniels had 11 kills, 3 aces and 9 digs. Junior Karita Lewis had 7 kills, 2 assists, 7 aces, and 7 digs. Junior Brooke Bonheyo had 3 kills, 8 assists, and 9 digs. Kaitlyn Weeks had 5 assists, 1 ace, and 6 digs.
Ashtyn Bouslog (MACA), Adele Daniels (MSD), Brooke Bonheyo (MSD), Karita Lewis (MSD), Rebekah Sefton (MACA), and Kaitlyn Weeks (MSD) were selected on the All-Tournament Team. Adele Daniels (MSD) was named Most Valuable Player.