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Junior Lady Rocket Netters Take Third at New Athens Tournament

By Brian Frederking

There was no rest for the weary Junior Lady Rockets as the volleyball season began the morning after the basketball season ended. 

About twelve hours after playing for the state title in basketball, the Junior Lady Rockets opened up their volleyball season at the New Athens Tournament on Saturday January 28. Despite ten players not yet having a practice, the team won three of four matches and took third place at the tournament.

The varsity roster of players participating in the tournament included eighth graders Jilien Harre, Addison Hasheider, Schae Juenger, Izzy Howard, Kenley Hackstadt, Cadee Wiedwilt, and Emma Vuichard; and seventh graders Kaylee Wolf, Jaci Buss, Sophia Going, Katelyn Williams, Trista Behrman, and Maddy Dulle. Eighth grader Lilly Cragen did not play due to injury.

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