Sep. 3--Katie Chmielewski led host Boca Raton with 14 service points, 10 kills and four digs as the Bobcats defeated Palm Beach Gardens 25-15, 25-9, 21-25, 25-10, Tuesday in the volleyball season opener for both schools.
Setter Julia Schade, who had 34 assists, set the tone early for the Bobcats (1-0) as she served six of her 11 service points for the match in the first game. Chmielewski tallied five of her service points in the second game as Boca took the early lead. Kiara Colson added 13 kills and five digs.
The Gators (0-1) were led by L.C. Davis with six kills, four service points, three aces and a pair of blocks. Kirsten McConnell added six blocks, four service points and four kills.