The Cardinal Ritter Varsity Volleyball Team beat Covenant Christian in four sets on Monday night. The Raiders jumped out early winning sets one and two 25-19 and 25-17. However the Warriors wouldn’t go down without a fight. The Raiders started down in set three 2-7 then they rallied hard tying it up 22-22. However the Warriors would eventually win Set three 25-22. The Raiders came out strong in set four and eventually won the match 25-17.
“Raking” Riley Heim led the Raiders offensively tonight with 10 kills while Emma “On The” Hunt added 9 kills. Defensively the Raiders were led by Kelsey “Wild Card” Waggoner and Morgan Straight Shooter” Schabel with with 15 and 13 digs respectively. Alexis “Pepper” Priesthoff and Audrey “Assist” Odier ran the offense Monday earning 22 and 14 assists. Lauren “Steamin'” Beaman and Hunt each added 4 aces.
JV beat Covenant Christian in two sets, 25-19 and 25-24. The girls fought hard the whole night and were scrappy. Emma Cmehil led the team defensively with 14 digs and offensively with 6 kills.
The Freshman Raiders defeated the Freshmen Warriors in straight sets tonight (25-5, 25-7). All 10 players saw court time tonight and contributed to the win. From the service line, the Raiders has 13 aces as a team with Molly Van Gheem serving 5 of them, Evelyn Buck serving 4 and Mia Rodriguez serving 2. Emma Cmehil led the team in kills with 3, while Buck and Mary Henninger added 2 a piece. Cmehil also led the team in digs grabbing 6 and Hannah May added 5 digs.