Girls Varsity Volleyball · Crusaders Drop Match First Round of State

0 St. Mary's School
3 Horizon Christian High School
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St. Mary's School vs Horizon Christian High School
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2 27   29
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The Crusaders struggled to find confidence against the Hawks in a first round match of the State playoffs. Eleven serve errors, with 3 in the first game, and multiple miscommunications plagued the team. In game two, the Crusaders were ahead until point 18, when they found themselves unable to close the door.
Senior Katie Rietmann put up 6 blocks and 5 kills while Hallie Shean added 4 kills and went 9 for 10 with an ace from behind the serve line. Shean also led the team in digs with 8. Senior libero Lauren Russo had 6 digs for the match. Junior Natalie Thickett led the team in hitting with 8 kills while sophomore Abbie Christman added her own 6 blocks to match Rietmann. Setter Ashley Gurr had 11 assists for the match. Junior Grace Johnson led the team in passing on serve receive with 13 passes to set up the offense.