BREAKING: Viera Hawks Lose to St. Thomas Aquinas 3-1 in Class 6A State Volleyball Championship

By  //  November 9, 2023

Viera Hawks finish overall record 27-5

The Viera Hawks advanced to the Class 6A State Championship after beating Chiles Timberwolves 3-1 in the State Semifinal in Winter Haven on Wednesday.

WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA – The Viera Hawks fell short in the Class 6A State Championship after a 3-1 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in Winter Haven.

The Hawks dropped the first set 27-25, fought back to win the second set 25-20, but fell short in the next two sets 27-25 and 26-24.

Viera Head Coach Sarah Wayne has been the Varsity Head coach at Viera High School since it opened in 2006.

Sarah grew up in Brevard County and attended Titusville and Satellite High Schools. She was the 4 time- All Space Coast Tennis Player of the Year and 2 time Volleyball Player of the Year. She also played for Cape Coast Volleyball Club winning the Florida Regional Qualifier in 2000.

After graduating from Satellite, Sarah attended the University of Kentucky on a full volleyball scholarship.

In her 4 years at UK, Sarah ranks in career: Attempts, Kills, Digs and Aces; and also holds the record for most kills in one match (38). In 2012, Sarah made the FL Region Professional Volleyball Team, Florida WAVE as an outside. Sarah teaches AP Psychology at Viera High School and has 3 children.

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