Tag: Emily Allen

Softball Loses to Reservoir on Senior Night

Words and Photos: Sandy Eichhorn

On Thursday, May 12, Centennial Varsity Softball played against the Reservoir Gators for Senior Night and the first round of playoffs.

Seniors Emily Allen, Jordan Ciraolo, Emily Davis, Tori Montanez, and Sam Sterenberg were honored with speeches and a cookout after the game.

Ciraolo and sophomore Gracie Rockefeller scored two runs and juniors Camryn Allen, Celina Jensen, and Caroline Strott each scored one run.

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Volleyball Loses to River Hill in Regional Final

Words: Michael Moore

Photos: Izzie Chausse

On Wednesday, November 11, the Centennial Volleyball team traveled to River Hill to battle for the 3A East Regional Title.

After a valiant effort, the Eagles fell to the Hawks in 4 games, losing 3-1.

After a competitive first set, the Hawks powered through for a 25-23 victory over the Eagles.

The second set belonged to the Eagles. Behind senior captain Emily Allen, they were able to grind out a 26-24 win.

The Hawks would find a rhythm in the third set, coming out on top 25-17 and setting the stage for a do or die final game for the Eagles.

The Eagles came out on fire, racing out to an 11-3 lead behind senior Taylor Anderson and juniors Rachel Mathew and Camryn Allen.

Unfortunately for the Centennial team, it was the Hawks night to shine, as they came soaring back to take the final game, and the match, 25-20.

Although the season didn’t end the way the team had hoped, head coach Michael Bossom led the team to an impressive season.

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National Signing Day

Words: Paul Drutch

Photos: Hunter Hall

On November 11, National Signing Day, various Centennial student-athletes signed commitment letters to the colleges where they intend to play a sport. Mrs. Hafets announced each person to the table where they signed their letter to their chosen college, surrounded by loved ones and friends.  The senior athletes who signed included Austin Kraisser (wrestling at Campbell University), Samantha Courtemanche (lacrosse at Coastal Carolina University), Michael Moore (lacrosse at Wingate University), Emily Allen (softball at Salisbury University), and Devin McIntyre (lacrosse at Salisbury University).

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Volleyball Defeats Hebron in 3A Playoffs

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Izzie Chausse

On Monday, November 9, Centennial Volleyball conquered Mt. Hebron in the second round of playoffs.

In the first set, the Vikings came out strong, and the Eagles were quickly down 4-7.  As the set progressed, the Eagles were able to come back and win off of a kill from junior Rachel Mathew.

Entering the second set, the Eagles capitalized on their lead and defeated the Vikings 25-19 off of a kill from junior Gabby Fairley.

The Eagles were up two sets to none, and had a lot of momentum in the third set. The Eagles impressed the crowd by winning the third and final set 25-11 when senior Emily Allen nailed the ball onto the Hebron side.

The Eagles will take on River Hill on Wednesday, November 11.

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Volleyball Loses to Howard on Senior Night

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Izzie Chausse

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Centennial’s Varisty Volleyball team honored their seniors against Howard. The Eagles honored seniors Emily Allen, Taylor Anderson, Sam Hamshey, Liz Kwon, and Ally Rice. Along with the players, senior managers Jordan Ciraolo and Emily Davis were also recognized for their dedication to the team.

The Eagles came out strong in the first set and beat Howard, but fell to the Lions during the second set.

The Eagles were winning two sets to one entering into the fourth set, but Howard was able to defeat the Eagles in both the fourth and fifth set, winning the game.

The Eagles finished their season with a 10-3 record, and are preparing for playoffs.

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Volleyball Takes Down Lightning

Photos: Shalini Malhotra

Words: Michael Moore

On Thursday, September 10, the Centennial Varsity Volleyball team took the court in their first game of the season against the Long Reach Lightning. The Eagles came out on top, sweeping the Lightning in three sets.

In the first set, the Eagles’ star sisters, Emily and Camryn Allen led the way. E. Allen, a senior, registered five kills and multiple blocks, and C. Allen, a junior, registered four blocks. The Eagles took the first set 25-18.

In the second set, the Lightning put up a valiant fight. They won long rallies and gained a large amount of momentum in the middle of the set. The Eagles’ experience, however, came through in the end. Capitalizing off of Long Reach’s errors, the Eagles racked up points quickly and left the set with a 25-13 victory.

The third deciding set went the Eagles’ way from beginning to end. They got points off Long Reach errors and were able to get younger players on-court experience. They took that set 25-9.

Throughout the match, junior Rachel Mathew, junior Madeline Subasic, senior Allyanna Rice, and sophomore Emily Przybyla shined and gave the Eagles valuable strength.

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Softball Takes Down Hammond

Words: Ashley Berry

The Centennial Girls Softball team won their senior night game against Hammond High School on Tuesday, May 5. The Eagles played strong and finished the game with a score of 13-7.

Josefine Jensen started the game pitching and Centennial was quick to get three Hammond players out and then score four runs in the bottom of the first inning. Jordon Burk and Jensen scored and Sam Sterenberg had a strong hit that sent Caroline Strott and Brita Hawtof to home.

In the second inning, Emily Allen, Jensen, Gracie Rockefeller, Hawtof, and Abbey Strott all scored, causing Hammond to call a timeout and change their pitcher. Despite Hammond’s attempt to come back, the Eagles held strong.

In the top of the third inning Sammy Kastner got two Hammond players out at home plate in a row. Later, Sterenburg, Jensen, Allen, and A. Strott all scored, as well as one player from Hammond, ending the fifth inning at 13-5.

Hammond scored two more runs, but they were unable to stop the Eagles, ending the game after the top of the seventh inning at 13-7.

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