Despite the long drive to Jonesville High School on Tuesday, November 7th, the Varsity Volleyball Team was ready to play in the Regional Semifinals vs. Onsted High School.
The Blazers got an early start in the first set thanks to Danielle Lamoureux’s serving. Her 9 consecutive serves and blocks by Hudson and Serra clinched the first set, 25-13.
D. Lamoureux again helped the Blazers take the lead in the second set by gaining a lead of 9-2. Onsted rallied back to bring the game within 4. Two blocks by Samantha Serra and a kill by Madison Benoit gave the serve back to Ladywood where Benoit served two aces to bring the score back up to 15-8. Monique Lamoureux added an ace followed by kills from both Mikayla Kuphal and Natasha Strzelewicz. Another kill by Madison Benoit ended the second set for the Blazers, 25-16.
The Blazer offense was on fire in the third set, which consisted of kill after kill. Serra and Hudson both defended the net collecting blocks while Serra also had one kill. Benoit tallied up three kills and an ace. Strzelewicz added three kills. Mikayla Kuphal, set up by Monique Lamoureux, collected three kills total, an ace, and the final serve to win the game 25-12.
Ladywood will play in the Regional Finals on Thursday at Jonesville High School vs. Airport. Game time is 6:00pm. Winner will advance to the Quarterfinals on Tuesday, November 14th in New Boston.
Good luck, Blazers!