The Daniel Hand girls volleyball team is having a pretty good season so far, but on Monday night, it was its action off the court that mattered most.

The team had a bake sale in the lobby, sold t-shirts, and signs were taped to the walls all over the gym to support former classmate and friend Brinley Engle.

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She’s been battling leukemia since June, and on Monday night, the team wanted to raise money to help her fight.

Just before game time, Engle entered the gym to a huge roar, the perfect remedy to help boost her spirits during these tough days.