KEYPORT — History was made this week.
The struggling Red Raider girls volleyball team picked-up their first win in the program’s three year history by trouncing Trinity Hall on Friday two sets to none. The lady Raiders topped the all-girls Catholic high school in Middletown 25-14 and 25-18.
“The lady Raider’s got to an early jump behind the service points of Senior Gabrielle Rooke, who finished the game with an ace and six service points,” Coach Kyle Keelen said in a prepared statement.
Keelen’s praise for his team didn’t stop there. From his match report:
Junior Cameron Morio was finding the holes with 10 aces. Senior Alexandra Van Houten and Junior Kaitlynn Ortiz added with a dig themselves while Junor Deneisha Davis and Senior Sherelle Hill both had a kill each. Sherelle also contributed three aces of her own and Senior Hailey Riegler also joined with four aces.
Earlier this week, however, the volleyball team fell to Red Bank Catholic and Point Pleasant Beach by two sets to none in both games.
The girls volleyball record is now 1-11.
The Red Raiders boys soccer team went 2-1 for the week.
On Monday, the soccer Raiders claimed a victory over Asbury Park with four goals to the Blue Bishops two, coach Brendan Hilliard reported. On Wedneday, Point Pleasant Beach delivered a crushing 6-1 defeat,according to NJ.com. But the Raiders came back for a winning week with a 3-2 win over Mater Dei Prep’s soccer Seraphs, according to Hilliard.
The boys soccer record is now 3-7.
Keyport football had a mixed week. The football Raiders won 36-19 Saturday over Highland Park after being shut down by Metuchen 44-0 last week.
On Saturday, Desmond Underwood led the way with 17 carries for 87 yards and a touchdown, Assistant Coach Pete Miller reported. Jay Hansen added nine carries for 68 yards and two touchdowns. Cody Young chipped in with a 36-yard touchdown run and Rayquan Brown had a kickoff return for a touchdown.
The football team is now 3-2.
The girls soccer team fell to South River on Wednesday 4-2.
“We were able keep them scoreless in the second half,” coach Jennifer Rojas reported.
Both captains scored for Keyport, according to Rojas. Nicole Blackmon assisted by Hannah Thomson and Hannah Thomson scored on a direct kick in the first half.
The girls soccer team is now 2-5.
The girls of the Raider field hockey team went 1-0-1 on the week. The girls shut-out Ranney 3-0 and tied the Raritan Rockets with no score, according to NJ.com.
The field hockey team is now 3-6-1.