High School Volleyball State Championships

Class 3
Borgia won the state title with a two set win over Carl Junction 25-23 25-21. The two had split the first round of pool play the day before. Audrey Arand led the way in kills with seven in the title match followed by Sarah Geatley and Emma Kriete with five kills each. Janie Arand finished with 21-assists. Borgia ends the season with a 33-3-2 record under Coach Brad Bruns. It's the 10th state volleyball title in Borgia history.

Class 2
The Hermann Bearcats set the record for most state titles with 12 following a 25-22 25-18 win over St. Pius of Festus. Hermann went in tied with Incarnate Word with 11 state championships each, but the Bearcats overcame a loss to St. Pius in pool play Friday to claim a straight set win in the championship game Saturday. Emilie Diebal finished the match with eight kills. Jamie Gleeson, the Four Rivers Conference Player of the Year, followed with seven. Tesla Ruediger recorded 10-digs. Hermann ends the season with a 26-14 record under Coach Linda Lampkin.


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