The Lady Raiders are Regional Champions! They beat the Speedway Sparkplugs in five sets. The Lady Raiders came out strong in the first two sets and defeated the Sparkplugs 25-18 and 25-20. The Sparkplugs were down two match points in the third set before they turned it around and defeated the Lady Raiders 28-26. In the fourth set both teams battled back and forth and the Sparkplugs gained momentum at the end defeating the Lady Raiders 25-23 to force a fifth and decisive set. In the fifth set, the Sparkplugs rallied behind their home crowd to take a 9–5 lead before the Lady Raiders turned things around and went on a 10 to 2 run to finish the set and match, winning 15-11 and advancing to the Semi-State semi-finals at Forest Park. The atmosphere was great and the Lady Raiders carried a great crowd that was very supportive throughout the match! Congratulations, ladies!