Multiple Teams · Lady Raiders Volleyball Wins Close One At Decatur


The Cardinal Ritter Girls Volleyball Team defeated Decatur Central in five sets on Wednesday night. The Lady Raiders won the first two sets 25-18 and 25-16, however the Hawks came back in sets three and four to send the match to a fifth set. The Raiders took control of the fifth set early and maintained the lead the entire way, winning 15-10. 

The Raiders were let defensively by Jenna “Pure Athlete” Purichia with 30 digs. “Going back to” Callie Waites ran the offense earning 52 assists, while “Striking” Sarah Middaugh added an impressive 20 kills on the night.

The JV team also scored a victory of Decatur Central in two straight sets.  Amy Price led the team from the service line with 6 aces while Chloe Olejnik led the offense with 9 kills.