Volleyball team wins championship

FIRST PLACE–The varsity volleyball team competed in their first tournament of the season at New Athens and brought home first place. Pictured kneeling from left: Peyton Kreher, Sofia Jones, Sam Cockrell, Josie Meyer, Ella Umbdenstock and Maria Murry. In back: Coach Erin Legendre, Jeda Friess, Dakota Hohgrefe, Morgan Meek, Tess Simpson, Addi Tallman, Emme Deterding and Claire Diewald.

It was a busy week for the varsity volleyball team with two regular season games followed by a tournament.

The team opened the season last Tuesday hosting Gibault. The Lady Hawks took the match in two sets, 25-17 and 25-14.

The next evening Red Bud hosted Triad and after three hard fought sets, Triad claimed the match. The Lady Musketeers edged Triad 25-20 for the first set, but fell 23-25 and 24-26.

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