Manteo and First Flight battle for a good cause

By on October 3, 2021

Honoring Lisa Booth at MHS’s Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness event are Manteo Seniors Jamie Holton, Ivy Cage, Makenna Sexton and #4, Lisa’s daughter, Taryn Booth.
Honoring Lisa Booth at MHS’s Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness event are First Flight Volleyball team members Bella Mann, Fiona Finchem, Jordyn Scarborough, Arden Carlysle and Liz Claggett.
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By Patrick Sinclair

Rivalries are a part of what makes high school sports so interesting.  Manteo vs First Flight is one such rivalry.  But in addition to being a great rivalry, the two schools came together for the Manteo/First Flight volleyball match to have a “Dig Pink” match to bring awareness to breast cancer.  The two schools also recognized those who are currently battling breast cancer. FFHS & MHS Seniors honored Lisa Booth (#4 Taryn Booth’s mom) along with Taryn before the varsity match. Congratulations to both school communities for coming together for such a great cause.

The “Dig Pink” breast cancer awareness volleyball match went to five sets with Manteo taking the victory, 3-2.  It was a thrilling match with Manteo taking the first two sets followed by First Flight taking the next two.  Manteo took the decisive fifth set and got the victory.  Jamie Holton led the Manteo attack with 11 kills. Player of the match Bella Alexander had 12 digs and 15 assists.

Patrick Sinclair is the minister at Mt. Carmel UMC in Manns Harbor.




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