Volleyball team battles Gibault for championship title

SECOND PLACE–The varsity volleyball team participated in the Marissa/Coulterville and New Athens Labor Day Tournament last week and brought home the second place hardware. Pictured kneeling from left: Madison Reinhold, Jenna Salger, Emma Roscow, Alyssa Cowell, Kassidy Ellner, Lexi Price and Katie Schneider. In back: Coach Erin Legendre, Sami Lucht, Megan Schrader, Megan Stellhorn, Hannah Sievers, Megan Henry, Claire Grohmann, Olivia Carle, Makayla Whelan, Kailyn Moeller, Bailee Henry and Coach Kara Wagner.

The annual Marissa/Coulterville and New Athens Labor Day volleyball tournament was held last week with 12 teams participating. Red Bud was matched with Lebanon and Trico in Pool B. 

The Lady Musketeers opened Pool play against Lebanon and soundly defeated their opponent 21-11 and 21-15. 

Hannah Sievers downed three kills for the team and Olivia Carle had two. Katie Schneider served for seven points and Madison Reinhold tallied six points. Claire Grohmann recorded one block. Sami Lucht had seven digs and Reinhold contributed four. Jenna Salger totalled eight assists for the match. Reinhold had eight receptions. 

The team’s second game for the evening was against Trico. The Lady Pioneers edged Red Bud 23-21 for the first game. The Lady Musketeers came back and won the second contest 21-18 to push the match to a third game. Red Bud prevailed 15-4 to claim the match.

For more on the volleyball team, please see this week’s print edition.