November 6, 2013

Rockets outlast Lions for state volleyball tourney berth

The Oskaloosa Herald


Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont battled its way throughout its Class 2A regional final against Des Moines Christian Wednesday night.
The sixth-ranked Rockets trailed the Lions 4-0 in the fifth and deciding set before rallying for a 19-25, 25-17, 25-18, 20-25, 25-9 victory to earn their second trip to the state volleyball tournament in school history.
Karlie Taylor knocked down 27 kills while Tasha Alexander had 15 kills and Taylor Leffler had the second of her aces to close out the match.
The 34-5 Rockets will play Council Bluffs St. Albert (27-4) at noon on Nov. 13.
Check Friday's Herald for complete details on the match.