October 29, 2016

The John A. Logan volleyball defeated Kaskaskia 3-1 to advance to the Region 24 championship match on Saturday, 1 p.m., at Logan against top seeded Lake Land. In Friday night’s semi-final the team that scored first won each game.

The Lady Vols scored first in the first two games to win 25-14 and 27-25. Kaskaskia jumped on top in the third game and went on to win 25-20, but Logan claimed an early lead and went on to win 25-13in the decisive fourth game.

“Our team was focused and ready to play tonight,” said coach Bill Burnside. “Now we have to carry over our good play in the championship game.”

The Lady Vols and Lake Land split matches during the regular season winning in four sets at home and losing in five at Lake Land.