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Westside volleyball players Kendra Broadbent and Christina Thomas are co-players of week

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Westside volleyball players Kendra Broadbent and Christina Thomas are this week's players of the week. The two led their team to state playoffs for the first time in the school's history.   EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
Westside volleyball players Kendra Broadbent and Christina Thomas are this week's players of the week. The two led their team to state playoffs for the first time in the school's history.

School: Westside

Class: Senior

Height: 5-5

Position: Middle hitter

Christina Thomas

School: Westside

Class: Senior

Height: 5-4

Position: Right hitter

Highlights: Helped lead Westside to a Region 3-AA title and to the third round of the Class AA State Tournament. Stepped up as senior leaders down the stretch and into the playoffs.

What They’re Saying: “They’re both ultra competitive. They have a strong desire to win. They lead by example and it shows in practice and games. They play hard but they keep their emotions in check.” –Coach Brian Hadden

What They Said: “We have played pretty well. We’ve pushed really hard. Our goals were to win region and advance in the state playoffs and we flew past that.” –Broadbent

“I’ve had to adjust as a hitter; this is my first year playing it. But we dug deep overall. I don’t think the focus was there at the beginning of the season, but it’s definitely there now.” –Thomas


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