Friday, December 3, 2021


Varsity team covers Ashley as she tips the ball.

Varsity team covers Ashley as she tips the ball.

By Coastal Breeze News Staff

Talk about team spirit! Lely High School’s yearly PINK OUT brings out the “pink” in all the students. Pink Out is an evening of volleyball between Lely players and rivals Naples High School. T-shirt sales carrying the Pink Out theme are sold before and during the game.

The JV team lost their bid against Naples High in three games. The games were close though, the last of which was 13-15, Naples High. The Lely girls were ecstatic they played so well and fought so hard. It was definitely not an easy win for Naples High.

Before the Varsity girls played, teammate Alyssa Johnson spoke about her mother who is facing

Jessica Riccardelli sets the ball .

Jessica Riccardelli sets the ball .

her second battle with cancer. Survivors were then asked to stand, and team members, carrying roses, ran into the audience and gave them a rose.

Like their JV counterparts, the Naples High Varsity team ended up besting the Lady Trojans in three games. Again, the third game was won by a mere two points.

Funds raised by pink t-shirt sales went to Florida Cancer Specialists. Sponsors for the event included Millennium Physicians Group, Centennial Bank, RF Medical Services, Jump Hair and Nails, Red Rooster, Breakfast Plus, Coastal Breeze News, RCCI Design and Build, Insurance Solutions, Tom Mahoney Lawn Service, Marco Island Pinch a Penny, Petit Soleil Restaurant, Fred Mundie Attorney at Law and Keep In Touch.




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