The Cardinal Ritter Volleyball program had a clean sweep of the Heritage Christian Eagles on Thursday night. The team really fed off of the excited and enthusiastic student section in a fun night for the entire Raider Nation.
The varsity volleyball team dominated Heritage Christian in three sets. After the Raiders took the first set 25-16 the Eagles bounced back in set 2 jumping out to a 6 point lead. However, with some help from the fans, especially the “red sea”, CRHS rallied back winning the set 25-22. After the comeback win and set 2 the Raiders never looked back winning the third set 25-8.
Angelique Allen lead the Raiders offensively with 11 kills while Maria Emmick had 8 kills. Jenna Purichia lead the Raiders defensively and from the service lead with 16 digs and 4 aces. At the net Becca Collester, Evie Diagostino, and Maria Emmick all had 2 blocks. The Raiders will play in the Zionsville Invite this Saturday starting at 9:30.
The JV Team defeated Heritage Christian in 3 sets, 24-25, 25-22 & 15-4. Taylor Faulkenberg led with 12 digs while Abbey Webb added 3 kills.
Freshman volleyball also defeated Heritage Christian in 2 sets. Mackenzie Grezgorewski had 4 aces, followed by Chloe Olejnik with 3. Amy Price had 8 digs.
The Lady Raiders play again at home on Tuesday, September 13th at home against Conference foe, Scecina. The Freshman team will play in the Zionsville tournament Saturday at 9:30.