(Photos by Lindsey Carlson)
All three teams took it to the limit, but every one of Republic’s volleyball teams is undefeated after opening night. The freshman, JV and varsity teams completed a sweep against Carl Junction, with all three winning in three games.
The varsity team got by the Lady Bulldogs 21-25 25-22 25-21. Brandy Glessner led the team with ten kills and eight digs. Sarah Kreul contributed 25 assists, and Maddy Sherman had five service aces for the Lady Tigers. Lexi Birlew added three blocks for the defense.
Carl Junction was led offensively by Mackenzie Irwin with seven kills.
Republic improves to 1-0, and will be back in action against Glendale next Tuesday at home.
The JV team beat Carl Junction 15-25 25-21 25-13. The freshmen were also winners, 25-18 18-25 25-21.