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11/23/2014  2014 State Volleyball Champs! SISD  Volleyball

Congratulations to the Lady Horn Volleyball Team for winning the 2014 Class 2A Volleyball State Championship. It is the 1st Volleyball State Championship in the school's history.

State Tournament Results

On Friday in the State Semifinal Match the Lady Horns defeated #1 ranked Iola in 4 sets 18-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-19.

On Saturday in the State Final the Lady Horns battled #3 ranked Lindsay. It was a very exciting match from start to finish.

1st set: The Lady Horns trailed 18 to 23 before scoring 7 straight points to take the set 25-23.

2nd set: The score was tied at 11 before the Lady Horns gave up 5 straight points to fall behind 11 to 16. It was too much for the Lady Horns to overcome as Lindsay took the 2nd set 25-18.

3rd set: The Lady Horns again fell behind 6 to 2 before rallying to tie the score at 7. Lindsay scored the next 5 points and we were down 12 to 7. The teams traded the next few points and the Lady Horns trailed 17 to 13 before scoring the next 7 points to take the lead 20 to 17. Lindsay scored the next 2 points to close the gap 20 to 19. This time it was 4 point scoring run for the Lady Horns as they took control of the set 24 to 19 before eventually winning 25-20.

4th set: This set went back and forth as neither team could gain a lead of more than 2 points. The set was tied 21 times and had 7 lead changes. The Lady Horns were down 23 to 22 and scored the next 2 points to take the lead 24 to 23. Lindsay would tie it again at 24 before 2 kills by the Lady Horns ended the set 26-24. The Lady Horns won the match 3 sets to 1 25-23, 18-25, 25-20, 26-24.

Two Lady Horns were named to the All Tournament Team.
Bay Guentert and Shannon Mikesky
Shannon was named the MVP of the State Final.

Team members include:
Seniors: Lauren Beyer, Kelsie Fietsam, Amy Geissen, Rylee Heller, & Shannon Mikesky

Juniors: Mikayla Beiersdorfer, Reagan Bludau, Bay Guentert, Amber Treybig, & Courtney Whitehead

Sophomores: Kaleigh Blaschke, Hannah Lewis, & Juls Machac

Freshmen: Blair Guentert & Kyndal Kutac

Managers, Statisticians, & Film: April Brossmann, Macy Friedrich, Cassie Redding, Sydney Thompson, Kylee Zapalac, Blaine Zapalac, & Landry Zapalac

On behalf of the players and coaches, we would like to thank everyone for the support this year especially those that were able to make the trip to Garland and help contribute to the terrific atmosphere of the State Volleyball Tournament.