Royals advance with win against Trinity
The MMCRU Lady Royals played their first round of regionals last Tuesday, October 13 against Trinity Christian, Hull. By winning the match against the Tigers, they advanced to the regional quarterfinals played against the Gehlen Catholic Jays Monday night, October 22. The Royals won three out of the four sets. The final scores of the match were 25-22, 22-25, 28-26 and 25-8.
Jaylen Bork was on fire on the court as she led the team with 14 kills, eight blocks and a serve efficiency of 90%. Freshman Ellie Hilbrands had an astonishing 11 kills, 12 digs, five blocks and a 100% serve efficiency. Haley Schwarz also had 11 kills and a 100% serve efficiency. Faith Olson had 22 assists throughout the night.
Coach Heather Youde said, “I thought we played very up and down against Trinity. Our goal for Gehlen is to play with consistency and heart!”