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Daily Journal
     November 1, 2019      #75-305 KDJ
 

VOLLEYBALL: Herscher wins first regional since

By Mason Schweizer
mschweizer@daily-journal.com


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, ...

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Mason Schweizer