Volleyball preview: No. 13 Robinson


At a glance

Coach: Kylee Gorngpratum

Class: 5A, District 7

Last season: 15-6, lost in state semifinals

Key players: OH/RS Casey Ingram, Sr.; S/RS Madison Williams, Jr.


Aug. 25 at Wharton, 7

Aug. 28 vs. Mitchell, 11 a.m. (tournament)

Aug. 28 vs. Northside Christian, 2:30 (tournament)

Aug. 28 vs. Land O’ Lakes, 3:30 (tournament)

Aug. 30 at Plant City, 7

Sept. 1 vs. Leto, 7:30

Sept. 9 vs. Steinbrenner, 7:30

Sept. 13 at Blake, 7:30

Sept. 22 at Alonso, 7:30

Sept. 28 at Sickles, 7:30

Sept. 29 vs. St. Petersburg, 7

Oct. 4 at Riverview, 7:30

Oct. 5 vs. Gaither, 7:30

Oct. 7 vs. Hillsborough, 7:30

Oct. 12 at Jefferson, 7:30

Oct. 14 vs. Plant, 7:30


Last season, the Knights got hot at the right time, winning seven straight matches before falling to Jensen Beach in the state semifinals. Robinson can no longer rely on the all-around play of Mila Yarich, who is a freshman at Yale this year. Yarich led the Knights in nearly every statistic last season, including kills (191) and digs (149). The offense should still be efficient thanks to the return of Madison Williams, who had 209 assists last season. Casey Ingram can be a force at the net, especially after recording 81 kills and 54 blocks a year ago. Robinson remained in 5A when the new classifications were released and will be a heavy favorite to win the 5A-7 title.