WATCH: Merritt Island Mustang Volleyball Team Advances To State 6A Championship Next Saturday
By Space Coast Daily // November 15, 2018
Merritt Island will now take on the Santa Fe Raiders for state championship next saturday
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: The Merritt Island girls volleyball team will play for the Class 6A state title on Saturday in Fort Myers. Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski and Gina Liberto sat down individually with senior Jasmine Sayre and juniors Bobbie Jo Schwantz and Penelope Colombo about what playing in the state championship means, and a little about why they love Merritt Island volleyball.
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: The Merritt Island Girls Volleyball Team will play for the Class 6A State Title on Saturday in Fort Myers. Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski and Gina Liberto sat down individually with the ladies and over the next three nights you will see these interviews. In this video, it’s head coach Angie Patrick and team Captains Lexy Denaburg and Shea Henson.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The Merritt Island Mustang volleyball team blanked the Tarpon Springs Spongers last Saturday with a three-set sweep, 25-5, 25-20, 25-13, to advance to the Florida High School Athletic Association 6A state championship game.
With the convincing victory over Tarpon Springs, Angie Patrick’s Mustangs now have a season record of 29-2.
Merritt Island will now take on the Santa Fe Raiders (26-5) on Saturday, Nov. 17.
The game will be played at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers at 4 p.m. and will be Live Webcast on Spectrum Sports.
This game will be part of the 2018 FHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships – 6A FHSAA Girls Volleyball tournament.
DREAM COME TRUE
Patrick was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame in 2014 on the strength of her then nine straight district championships, and earning the Space Coast Coach of the Year title in 2005, 2006 and 2011 and Brighthouse Coach of the Year kudos in 2011 as the Mustangs won the state championship.
“In my bucket list are a few more state championships and the chance to coach my daughter as a Mustang volleyball player,” said Patrick in 2014 during her induction into the Hall of Fame.
“She is blessed to have the opportunity to play club at such a young age,” said Patrick. “It would be very special to win a state championship together.”
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