With her team’s win in the Section V Semifinall match up versus Avon, on Wednesday, day night, Joan DiRisio, the Gananda Blue Panther’s girls volleyball coach, earned her 400th volleyball win. The team won in four games: 27-25, 24-26, 25-9, 25-23.
DiRisio, a retired Gananda teacher, has been coaching girls varsity volleyball at Gananda for 31 years. During that time her teams have accumulated 7 Wayne County Championships, 8 Sectional V Titles, and a State Championship in 1997.
John Tichacek the Gananda Athletic director stated, “We are excited that our team has been so successful this year, this career milestone for Coach DiRisio makes Gananda Proud.”