By Tim O’Brien
The Beverly Review
Morgan Park Academy’s 2019 girls volleyball team won a Class 1A regional title with a roster dominated by athletes from the underclasses, meaning they would have got a chance for a big 2020 season in normal circumstances.
Instead, the pandemic wreaked havoc on the high school sports schedule, moving the season from fall to spring and not allowing for a state series.
Coach Dan Cantone said the team isn’t dwelling on what could have been; instead, team members are appreciating the chance to practice and play, even for a short season.
“You watch the girls’ passion from then as freshmen to where it is now,” Cantone said. “I’m happy to be together and play. We’re having a good time.”