Loading, Please Wait...
Daily Journal
     November 1, 2019      #75-305 KDJ

VOLLEYBALL: Herscher wins first regional since

By Mason Schweizer

HERSCHER — Olivia Ruder knew it before it happened.

Herscher’s senior libero watched teammate Claudia Huston prepare and time her jump as the outside hitter went up to attempt a match-winning kill in the Tigers’ IHSA Class 2A Herscher Regional championship against Beecher Thursday.

“We were at 24 (points), and I was just like, ‘We’ve got this,’” Ruder said.

Ruder was right, as Huston jumped up and hammered down a thundering kill in the back left corner to wrap up a 25-13 third-set victory to give the Tigers a 2-1 win over the Bobcats to earn the regional championship plaque.

“I kind of thought, ...

1 of 1
With a NEWSPAPER TICKET, you can finish this article plus gain access to a growing library of on-demand news and entertainment. CLICK HERE to buy a ticket, or CLICK HERE to sign-in the ticket you already have.
Mason Schweizer