On Wednesday, April 27th, MC’s boys volleyball team played Westview to raise funds for cystic fibrosis in a fundraiser called “Attacking Cystic Fibrosis”.
The fundraiser was organized by Westview volleyball player Aaron Fox, who is afflicted with cystic fibrosis, in order to give back to the community and help others with his disease.
“[Westview] picks a team every year to play, and this year they chose us.” said MC Head Coach Patsy Malta.
Coach Malta of MC was ecstatic over the amount of money raised.
“I think it’s awesome. It made me feel really good to see those kids who have [cystic fibrosis] who we helped,” Malta said
MC lost three of the five games on Wednesday, and Malta believes this is due to a superior Westview defense,
“They beat us on defense and ball control, which is what wins a match,”Malta said.
Though MC lost the match, only winning one game, the money raised far surpassed the original goal. The event raised $7,000, $2,000 more than the original goal.
According to Westview High School principal Todd Cassen, the Fox family is held in great esteem by the community.
“It’s one of those families I think you can find in about every community – the family that does everything,” Cassen said in the same CBS report.
Though the schools are traditionally rivals, MC and Westview came together for a good cause and helped a lot of people in the process, which serves as an example of the positive consequences resulting from a united community effort.