(Cape Girardeau) The Jefferson volleyball team are the Class Two state champions. Jefferson defeated Hermann in four sets on J98 to take the crown at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.
Hermann took the first set, 25-16.
The Blue Jays found themselves trailing in the second by two points but they rallied to even up the match at one set apiece.
The third set was a nailbater that saw Jefferson take it, 25-22.
The Blue Jays controlled the fourth set en route to the program’s first ever state championship.
During the postgame show, Jefferson coach Tara Fish told us what changed when her team was trailing in that second set.
Emma Breier recorded 23 kills in the match. Paige Siebert dished out 45 assists. Ava Roth contributed 26 digs.
Jefferson ends the year at the top of Class 2 with a record of 32-5-1.
Full interview w/Tara Fish:
Full Game Audio: