Multiple Teams · Volleyball Stumbles; Freshman Team Improving


The Cardinal Ritter Varsity Volleyball Team lost in three sets to Roncalli Wednesday Night. The Raiders had a lot of hustle throughout the night, but the Rebels proved to be too much. Megan Van Gheem and Alexis Priesthoff ran the offense earning 8 and 7 assists respectively. Defensively the Raiders were led by Lauren “Steamin'” Beaman with 9 digs. Kelsey “Wild Card” Waggoner led the offense with 5 kills while Chloe “Ole… Ole, Ole,” Olejnik and Morgan Schabel each added 4 kills.

The JV Raiders lost in 2 sets against Roncalli. On defense Mallory Grzegorzewski led the Raiders with 10 digs. From the service line the Raiders were lead by Abi Villarias.

The Freshmen Raiders lost 0-2 to Roncalli(8-25, 15-25). The Raiders looked great in set two holding a lead for a few points and forcing a Rebel timeout. Stella Campbell ran the offense from the setter position and Aylin Molina led the team in kills. Serve Receive was much better with significant improvement seen from Daveigh Small, Lauren Yelich, McKenna Drake and Mya Saloane.

All three teams travel to Heritage Christian on Thursday to face the Eagles starting at 5:00.