(1A) 2016 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Volleyball Championships

(1A) 2016 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Volleyball Championships
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FUNDING FOR THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION IOWA FARM BUREAU GIRLS STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IS PROVIDED BY — THE PATH TO GREATNESS STARTS EARLY. THE IOWA FARM BUREAU BELIEVES IN IOWA’S YOUTH AND THEIR PURSUIT OF GREATNESS. THAT’S WHY WE’RE PROUD TO BE THE TITLE SPONSOR OF THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION. EACH STUDENT’S EFFORT IS IMPORTANT AND WHEN ONE RISES WE ALL RISE TO A BETTER IOWA. FAREWAY, ALONG WITH NABISCO, TRUMOO, FRITO LAY AND SARA LEE IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THE 2016 IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS. WE CONGRATULATE ALL THE SCHOOLS AND STUDENT ATHLETES PARTICIPATING IN THIS YEAR’S GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS. FAREWAY, PROUD TO CARE FOR THE PLACES WE WORK AND LIVE. BY MUSCO LIGHTING, THE SPORTS LIGHTING SPECIALIST, PROVIDING LIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR YOU, YOUR PROJECT AND YOUR COMMUNITY. MIDAMERICAN ENERGY AND THEIR ENERGY ADVANTAGE PROGRAMS ARE DEDICATED TO INCREASING THE AWARENESS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN IOWA’S HOMES AND BUSINESS. INFORMATION IS AT MIDAMERICANENERGY.COM. MIDAMERICAN ENERGY, OBSESSIVELY, RELENTLESSLY AT YOUR SERVICE. .>>>WE’VE HANDED OUT FOUR CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES, BUT WE’RE NOT DONE YET. ONE MORE TO GO FROM DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS. IT’S THE CLASS 1A STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND WE’VE GOT A GREAT MATCH. NUMBER ONE TAKING ON NUMBER 2 HUDSON. THEY’RE ABOUT 15 MILES APART, AND THEY HAVE SOME OUTING ATHLETE ON THEIR SQUAD. WELCOME BACK, EVERYONE. WHEN YOU LOOK AT THIS MATCH UP, JANESVILLE HAS THE EXPERIENCE, BUT HUDSON HAS ONE OF THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE STATE.>>THAT’S RIGHT. KILEY DEBERG IS AMAZING. SHE HAS 65 KILLS, ALREADY IN THIS TOURNAMENT THERE’S PLAYED IN.>>LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT HUDSON. IT IS THEIR FIRST TRIP TO STATE. THEY DON’T WANT TO WASTE THIS TRIP. THEY WANT TO WIN TO WHOLE THING AND BRING HOME THE TROPHY.>>THAT’S RIGHT AND A LOT OF IT IT WILL REST ON DEBRICK’S SHOULDERS. SO EXPECT A LOT OUT OF HER TONIGHT.>>AND LOOKING AT THEIR OPPONENT, JANESVILLE HAS BEEN DOMINANT AS OF LATE, WINNING LAST YEAR AND BEFORE THAT, THEY ALSO WON IN 2013. WHY ARE THEY SO STRONG?>>WELL, THEY’VE GOT A WHOLE TEAM FULL OF PLAYERS. SO THEY’RE A LITTLE MORE BALANCED THAN HUDSON. IT WILL BE AN INTERESTING MATCH UP TO SEE THE BALANCE VERSUS THE ONE POWER.>>GETTING READY TO GO HERE. ONE MORE CHAMPIONSHIP TO GO. IT’S BEEN A FUN-FILLED THEY FROM DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS. LET’S NOW MEET THE STUDENT ATHLETES.>>THE 2016 IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT IN THIS CLASS 1A CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH BETWEEN THE WILDCATS OF JANESVILLE.>>34-8 DEFENDING 1A CHAMPIONS, BRINGING THE NUMBER ONE RANKING INTO THIS MATCH.>>I THINK THE PLAYERS LIKE THIS BETTER THAN THE COACH.>>RUNNING THE THROUGH, HUDSON FIRST TRIP TO STATE AND THEY HAVE IT A FANTASTIC DEFENSE, BRINGING THE NUMBER 2 RANKING, 34-4 OVERALL. THEY’VE WON 18 STRAIGHT. THEY HAVE LOST A FEW GAMES, BUT HAVE A GREAT GROUP OF SENIORS. THE NONSTARTERS FROM HUDSON, ERIN O’MALLEY, EMMA KEG MERE, MORGAN GALBRAITH, MADDIE GRAHAM, NAOMI HENDERSON, BECCA HEADRICCEN, ASSISTANT COACHES. NOW FOR YOUR STARTERS, NUMBER 1, HAILEY ELDER, NUMBER 3, LAUREN MURRAY, NO. 4, ADDISON SULETH, NO. 5, ANNIE KLENK, NUMBER 10, OLIVIA GOLDRON, NUMBER 12, KILEY DEBERG. THE LUBARROW IS NUMBER 7, ASHLEY POLENDO. AND THE HEAD COACH IS MR. STEVE BARRETT. LET’S MEET THE NONSTARTERS FOR THE WILDCATS. NUMBER 2, MADISON STANHOPE, NUMBER 3, HOPE McDERMOTT. NO. 4, KENNEDY RIEKEN. NUMBER 9, BAILEY HOFF, NUMBER 11, JULIA MEISTER. ASSISTANT COACHES ARE TODD AND DANA SORENSEN. NOW FOR THE STARTERS, NO. 5, VICTORIA HAZARD, NO. 6 KENNEDY MEISTER, NUMBER 7 ALISA BEANINGT, NUMBER 8, MORGAN CHARLEY, NUMBER 12, READ THOMPSON, NUMBER 16, GILLIAN GHERKIN. AND LUBARROW IS LILY LICKWAY AND THE HEAD COACH IS SHELLY SORENSEN. YOUR OFFICIALS FOR TONIGHT’S MATCH, THE FIRST REFEREE JEAN STADTLANDER. THE SECOND REFEREE IS KARL FULL RCH.>>JANESVILLE’S TOUGH ALL THE WAY AROUND. THEY ALSO NEED TO USE MORE OFFENSE THAN JUST ONE PLAYER. DIVERSIFY THAT OFFENSE. YOU’VE GOT TO USE MORE THAN JUST LUBURG TO WIN THE MATCH.>>DEBERG IS BIG AND SHE’S GOOD, BUT JANESVILLE WANTS TO HIT LIVE BECAUSE SHE’S BLOCKING THE MIDDLE. KEEP LIVE AND PLAY ROTATION DEFENSE. IT’S NOT THEIR NORMAL DEFENSE. BUT DEBERG KNOWS HOW TO USE THE GOLDEN CORNERS TO GET LOTS OF HER SKILLS. SO IF THEY ROTATE THEIR DEFENSE THROUGH THE CORNERS THEY’LL HAVE MORE SUCCESS.>>THAT’S A LOOK AT ONE OF THE GAME MATCH, A LOOK AT ONE OF THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE STATE OF IOWA YOU JUST SAW ON YOUR SCREEN. KILEY DEBERG WILL BE A HUGE IMPACT ON THIS OUTCOME OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP. AS WE GET SET, JANESVILLE 34-8 OVERALL. HUDSON IS 35-4. HUDSON OUT OF ARGUABLY THE BEST CONFERENCE IN THE STATE, THEY WENT 4-4 TO FINISH. BEFORE THE FINALISTS IN 1A, 2A AND 3A — UNION, THE YOUR 3A RUNNER UP, COLUMBUS AND NOW HUDSON. BOTH TEAMS HAVE BATTLED. POISEED AND READY TO GO. OPENING SERVE OF THIS 1A MATCH. JANESVILLE ON THE LEFT AND HUDSON ON THE RIGHT. JANESVILLE WEARING BLACK AND GOLD. HUDSON IN THE DARK NAVY WITH THE WHITE NUMBERS.>>I THINK THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN OUT.>>GOOD OPENING. RALLY THE SQUAD AND THEY’RE NOW FACING THE OTHER IN THE REGULAR SEASON. THEY’RE ONLY 20 MILE AWAY FROM EACH OTHER. JANESVILLE DRAWS FIRST BLOOD.>>WELL, THEY’VE ALL SEEN DEBERG WARM UP, AND THEY’RE NERVOUS. THEY’RE LIKE, DO WE EVEN HAVE A CHANCE? YEAH, YOU DO, BECAUSE IT TAKES A TEAM.>>SO HERE’S HUDSON GOING TO DEBERG. A 2-0 LEAD FOR JANESVILLE. HERE’S OUR NET CAMERA SHOWING YOU THE INCIDENT — INSTANT REPLAY.>>THEY HAD THREE PEOPLE THERE, BUT THE MIDDLE ONE DIDN’T JUMP. SO TWO PEOPLE JUMPED AND THE MIDDLE ONE GOT THE BLOCK ON THAT ONE.>>BALL TIPPED AND HUDSON WITH THEIR FIRST POINT FOR THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AND A CHANCE FOR THEM TO PUT SOME POINTS TOGETHER FOR HUDSON. HAILEY ELDER A JUNIOR, 22 ACES ON THE YEAR. DOESN’T GET ONE HERE AS JANESVILLE RETURNS IT. QUICK SET IN THE MIDDLE AND IT’S ENOUGH. OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVELY ABOVE THE NET. NUMBER ONE IN BLOCKS.>> SHE’S ALSO NOT AFRAID.>>1 THOUSAND CAREER KILLS FOR GERGEN. THOMPSON, 54 ACES HEADING INTO THIS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH. MAKE IT 55.>>THAT’S A GOOD ONE AND HUDSON HAS KILEY DEBERG’S FIRST STAB ARE MIND BOGGLING.>>MIND BOGGLING. ABSOLUTELY.>>618 KILLS IN THE REGULAR SEASON, THE SECOND HIGHEST IN THE CATEGORY ON THE TEAM IS KLENK WITH 128. SHE HAS A 474 ATTACKS PERCENTAGE, AVERAGING 6.5 KILLS PER SET, MIND YOU, 102 ACES ON THE YEAR AND A TOTAL OF 97 BLOCKS AND ALSO LEAD THE TEAM INS DIGS WITH 279. SO SHE WINS IN EVERY CATEGORY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ASSISTS WHICH THE CENTER LEADS IN THAT CATEGORY.>>SHE CAN’T LEAD THERE BECAUSE SHE’S THE ONE HITTING THE BALL.>>A THIRD AS THE WILDCATS GET THE POINT AND THE CHANCE TO SERVE. HER FATHER, AN ASSISTANT COACH, LONGTIME COACH, HELPING TO LEAD THE TRANSFORMATION OF THIS PROGRAM. ALISA DOING A GOOD JOB THERE, BUT A QUICK SPIN BY KILEY DEBERG. HERE’S THE REPLAY. THE WIND UP, AND THE POWERFUL PUNCH. A 7-3 ADVANTAGE HERE IN THE OPENING SET. WE PLAY TO 25, WIN BY 2. 102 ACES. IT’S LIKE SHE’S ATTACKING THE BALL FROM BEHIND.>>THE TRAJECTORY SHE HAS IS EXACTLY LIKE A SPIKE. I MEAN, THE BALL’S GOING FROM HIGH TO LOW. THERE’S NO GOING UP FIRST. SHE’S JUST HAMMERING THAT BALL.>>BLOCK THAT BACK. THE HUDSON SIDE OF THE SQUARE FOR THE POINT AND THE SIDE OUT FOR JANESVILLE.>>I LOVE THAT JANESVILLE DOESN’T LOOK LIKE THEY’RE AFRAID OF ANYTHING SHE HAS TO OFFER. THAT WILL BE BIG FOR THEM.>>HUDSON TRYING TO CATCH THEM OFF GUARD WITH THE STIFF AND I THINK IT WAS OPEN FOR ANNIE KLENK THE SENIOR, BUT IT GOT CAUGHT UP IN THE NET THERE.>>AND ASSISTS ARE NOT AS EASY AS THEY LOOK. BUT YOU DON’T WANT TO PUT IT TOO HARD OR TOO SOFT AND SOMETIMES YOU CAN’T QUITE GET THE RIGHT TOUCH ON IT.>>KIND OF LIKE BUNTING IN BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL.>>YEAH.>>BATTLE ABOVE THE NYLON THERE AND JANESVILLE, BETTER DUMP, GOOD SOUND DEFENSE. SCRAPPING FOR MISHANDLING THAT. THE WILDCATS BREAK THE DOUBLE DIGITS, LEADING 10-4 HERE IN THE OPENING SET AND THEY CALL A TIMEOUT, TRAILING 10-4. LET’S GO TO THE HUDSON HUDDLE AND LISTEN IN HERE.>>WE’RE PLAYING REALLY TIGHT. WE’RE ACTUALLY PASSING PRETTY WELL, BUT WE’VE GOT TO GET THE BALL AND WHEN YOU GET A SWING AT IT, YOU’VE GOT TO GET IT THE BLOCK. FIND YOUR WAY AROUND THE BLOCK. LET’S GO. TEAM, 1, 2, 3.>>TEAM.>>AND THAT’S COACH MOORE HUDSON, 35-4 FIRST VOLLEYBALL GAME FOR HUDSON, JUST ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE SEED FOR FALLS WATERLOO METROPOLITAN AREA. ABOUT 2800 PEOPLE AND HE’S DONE A GREAT JOB TAKING TEAMS, HAS A LOT OF TALENT ON HIS TEAM AND BROUGHT THEM ALL THE WAY TO THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH. JANESVILLE JUST ON THE UTSKIRTS OF WAVERLY BETWEEN WAVERLY AND CEDAR FALLS/WATERLOO OUT OF ABOUT 1 THOUSAND PEOPLE DURING THIS 1A SHOWDOWN. ANOTHER 2 FOR KILEY DEBERG .>>BLOCKING WISE, IF YOU DON’T PRESS YOUR HANDS OVER THE NET, THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE IT WILL ROLL IN FRONT OF YOU. EVERY TIME YOU’RE BLOCKING, PENETRATE OVER THE NET, KIND OF LIKE TO SLOPE OF A ROOF OF A HOUSE.>>THREE KILLS ALREADY HERE FOR DEBERG, BUT IT’S AN EARLY ADVANTAGE FOR JANESVILLE. THE WILDCATS GO TO THE OUTSIDE. GOOD STRONG ATTACK. AND A POINT FOR JANESVILLE. 3- UP, FATHER AND OFFSET, NATIONAL CHAMPION AT NEBRASKA. ON TIME ASSISTANCE FOR UNI WRESTLING. WORKING THE MIDDLE AND ANOTHER KILL. THIS IS A REAL CRITICAL TIME FOR HUDSON HERE AS JANESVILLE’S ON A RUN LEADING 13-5.>>ABSOLUTELY. THEY’VE KIND OF GOTTEN THEMSELVES INTO A LITTLE BIT OF A HOLE BY MAKING A FEW MISTAKES, NOT NECESSARILY BEING ABLE TO GET THE BALL TO DEBERG. SO THEY NEED TO SHARPEN THINGS OPLITTLE BIT. YOU HEARD THE COACH TALKING ABOUT BEING THE BLOCK, NOT ALWAYS EASY TO DO. SO YOU CAN HELP WITH COMMUNICATION. SO THE BACK GIRLS NEED TO TELL THE FRONT ROW, YOU KNOW, HIT CROSS COURT, HIT LINE, THAT KIND OF STUFF. THOMPSON WITH ANOTHER KILL. THE CONFIDENCE CONTINUING TO SWELL AND GROW ON JANESVILLE’S SIDE KNOW, YES, THEY CAN PLAY ARE HUDSON, AND THEY HAVE HELD A NICE LEAD THE ENTIRE FIRST SET. AND THE FIRE COMES RIGHT THERE. SENIOR OUTSIDE HITTER. THAT’S A GREAT YEAR. 25 ACES, TOUGH SERVE, JANESVILLE WILL JUST HAVE TO PASS IT OVER.>>RIGHT NOW, NEITHER TEAM IS PASSING VERY WELL. THEY HAVE A HECK OF A TIME GETTING THE BALL TO THE CENTER BOTH TIMES.>>HARD TO EXPLAIN THE HARDEST JOB ON THE COURT SO YOU WANT TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOUR CENTER AS POSSIBLE WITH THE BALL AND THE GOOD SUBMISSION.>>AND THE OTHER SIDE OF THAT IS ALSO THAT SHE’S GOING TO SET YOU. SO YOU WANT TO TRY AND BE AS NICE AS YOU CAN TO HER SO THAT SHE GIVES YOU THE BALL.>>LIKE A QUARTERBACK. YOU MIGHT WANT TO TAKE THE QUARTERBACK OUT FOR DINNER SO YOU GET THE RUN THE BALL MORE OFTEN.>>WELL, IT’S NOW A DOUBLE-DIGIT LEAD FOR JANESVILLE HERE IN THE OPENING SET, 16-6. WE PLAY TO 25, WIN BY 2. THE FIRST TEAM TO WIN THREE SETS IS YOUR CLASS 1A CHAMPIONS. THOMPSON, THE STOCKHORSE, 322 KILLS, SECOND ON THE TEAM, ONLY BEHIND GERGEN.>>SHE’S CHALLENGING THE BLOCK. SHE NEED TO HIT HIGHER OVER THE HANDS F. THOSE HANDS WERE PUSHING THE NET, THEY’D BE BLOCKED.>>THE ATTACK THERE AND WILDCATS CLOSING IN ON THAT 25-POINT MARK. WELL STILL THIS SEASON FROM THE IOWA STAR NORTH CONFERENCE, THEY WERE THE CHAMPIONS. THEY’RE THE DEFENDING 1A CHAMPIONS AND THEY’VE RETURNED FIVE STARTERS FROM LAST YEAR’S STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. ALL WERE IN THE CLASS 1A TOURNAMENT TEAM LAST YEAR. A 5-RUN FOR THE WILDCATS AND HUDSON IS SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS.>>I THOUGHT THAT SERVE WAS GOING TO BE OUT. I THOUGHT THAT WAS GOING TO BE THEIR ANSWER, BUT THAT’S NOT THE ANSWER YOU WANT. YOU DON’T WANT TO NECESSARILY GET THE POINTS OFF THE OTHER TEAM’S ERRORS IF YOU’RE HUDSON. YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU’RE DOING THINGS TO GET YOURSELF IN THERE.>>ANOTHER ERROR.>>THEY SAID THAT HUDSON WAS IN THE NET, BUT IT KIND OF LOOKED LIKE.>>LET’S GO INSIDE THE JANESVILLE HUDDLE. THIS IS SHELLY SORENSEN’S 30TH YEAR.>>SO FAR, THEY’RE TRACKING PRETTY WELL. WAY TO GET UP THERE. BEAUTIFUL. KEEP TAKING IN THE BACK ROW. PUSH, 1, 2, 3.>>YOU HEARD THEM TALKING TO THE CENTER, TALKING TO THE TEAM. 30 YEARS OF HEAD COACH, 26 YEARS OF HEAD COACH AT JANESVILLE. 579 VICTORIES, ONLY 263 LOSSES. 7 STATE TOURNAMENTS ALL UNDER HEAD COACH SHELLY SORENSEN. SHE WON IT IN 2013 AND LAST YEAR, AS WELL. HUDSON, FOUR KILLS IN AN 8 OUT OF THEIR DIVISION ONE RECRUIT. BUT THEY’RE TRYING TO FIND POINTS AND THEY’RE NOT FINDING STOPS DEFENSIVELY, AND THEY’RE NOT GETTING INTO THEIR SYSTEM OFFENSIVELY.>>THAT’S RIGHT. IT’S HARD FOR THEM TO FIND A RHYTHM. THEY’RE HAVING WEIRD ERRORS, BALL HANDLING ERRORS. THAT BALL WAS OUT, TOO, BUT THAT GIVES THEM A KIND OF DROP THERE TO THE LEFT SECOND.>>AND WHEN THEY CAN GET THE BALL TO DEBERG, SHE’S MAKING A FEW MISTAKES, WHICH IS ATYPICAL.>>22-6, AN 8-0 RUN, A LOT OF THAT CREDIT CAN GO TO THE SERVER, MORGAN CHARLEY GOT AN 8-0 RUN AND I THINK HEAD COACH SORENSEN.>>IS PROBABLY OKAY WITH THAT ERROR.>>ESPECIALLY WITH A COMFORTABLE 22-7 LEAD. THE GOOD NEWS IS FOR HUDSON, AFTER THIS FIRST SET, YOU WIPE THE SLATE CLEAN, START AGAIN AT 0-0.>>AND SO RIGHT NOW, THEY’RE TRYING TO BUILD MOMENTUM TO START THE SECOND SET STRONG.>>SURE.>>. HUDSON TRYING TO PUT TOGETHER AN 8-0 RUN. THE ANSWER.>>THAT HELPED. BUT WHAT A GREAT DIG.>>WOW.>>AGAIN, STICK A BODY PART OUT AND HOPE IT HITS IT.>>YOU CAN EVEN KICK IT UP.>>RIGHT. RIGHT. THIS IS THE SET AND THAT WILL BE THE FOURTH CONTACT FOR HUDSON WINS THE POINT.>>EVEN THOUGH JANESVILLE HAS SUCH A LARGE LEAD RIGHT NOW, I’M NOT SURE I’D SET THE MIDDLE. I’D MAKE DEBERG MOVE AND MAYBE SHE WON’T GET TO THE BLOCK, THAT KIND OF THING. I WOULDN’T PUT THE BALL RIGHT IN FRONT OF HER.>>WENT UP AND OVER THE BLOCK. THOUGHT THAT MIGHT SAIL OUT OF BOUNDS. GOOD HUSTLE STICKING WITH IT FOR THE WILDCATS.>>THIS IS WHERE I’D BE HITTING THE LINE.>>THEY’RE EFFECTIVE.>>AGAIN, HIT LINE.>>SHE DOES JUST THAT, AND I DIDN’T TELL NOW 23-8 WITH THE SIDE OUT. GREAT ANALYSIS.>>WELL, I DIDN’T TELL NOT REALLY ANALYSIS. IT’S LIKE LOOKING AT THE BLOCK AND IF YOU SEE SOMETHING THAT’S 7 FOOT TALL AND SOMETHING THAT’S 5 FOOT TALL AND YOU NEED TO GO OVER IT, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE, YOU KNOW? SHE’S NOT REALLY 7 FEET TALL.>>SEEMS LIKE IT THIS SEASON, THOUGH.>>BACK QUARTER WE GO AND THAT BRINGS UP SET POINT HERE IN THE FIRST. 24-8 AND THE LIBERO WHO HAS BEEN INCREDIBLE THIS YEAR GOT THAT POINT, LILY LIEKWEG. DOWN TO THE FRONT WITH AN ADDED SIM AND HUDSON — ALL THE WAY BACK TO WIN IT.>>WELL, THEY NEED TO BE PERFECT RIGHT HERE. THERE’S NO ROOM FOR ERROR ON THE HUDSON SIDE.>>IN THE BACK ROW. NICE ABRASION, SWINGING OUT OF THE NET.>>AND ASSIST. A LITTLE RUN.>>SO DEBERG HAS PRETTY GOOD CONTROL EVEN WHEN SHE’S IN THE AIR WITH HER HAND. SHE WENT ONE WAY AND THE PLAYER DUG IT, THE WHOLE TEAM WENT THAT WAY, PASSED IT OVER AND SHE WAS ABLE TO WIPE IT BACK INTO THE SIDE OF THE COURT WHERE NOBODY WAS.>>SHE HAS GOOD VISION, AS WELL, BEING UP HIGH ABOVE THE BLOCK. AND AN ATTACK THERE, FINAL SCORE 25-10 HERE IN SET NUMBER ONE, BUT WE’RE JUST GETTING STARTED. HEY, HUDSON LOST THE OPENING SET LAST NIGHT IN THE SEMIFINALS. THEY RATTLED OFF THREE STRAIGHT AFTER THAT TO GET TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP. BACK HERE WITH FINALS HERE ON IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION.>>>.>>>YOU’RE NOT A SOLDIER.>>THE NAME IS SURE LOCK HOLMES AND THEDRIES IS 221 B BAKER STREET.>>SEE IS 4:30 ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON ON IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION.>>FIND YOUR FAVORITE PROGRAMS ON IPTV. EXPERIENCE WORLD RENOWNED MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, IMPROVE YOUR LIFE WITH LIFESTYLE PROGRAMMING. TRAVEL AROUND IOWA AND THE WORLD. PROGRAMS MADE POSSIBLE IN LARGE PART BY THE SUPPORT OF VIEWERS LIKE YOU. JOIN IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION FOR FESTIVAL A NEW TRADITION. NOVEMBER 19TH AND 20TH AND 26TH THROUGH THE 28TH.>>PROMISE TO BE CAREFUL?>>DON’T WORRY. I’LL MAKE YOU THREE MORE.>>ANNA GREEN GABLES, LIGHTS OUT, YOUNG LADY.>>A NEW VERSION OF AN OLD FAVORITE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH.>>25-10, JANESVILLE LOOKING GOOD OVER HUDSON IN THE OPENING SET. YESTERDAY, DURING THE SEMIFINAL WIN FOR NUMBER ONE JANESVILLE, WE CAUGHT UP WITH BREE THOMPSON TO TALK ABOUT TEAM EMPHASIS.>>OUR MAIN GOAL IS OUR DEFENSE. DEFENSE PLAYS OUR BALL AND WHEN EVERYTHING COMES TOGETHER, WE DO OUR BEST AND MAKE OUR PLAYS.>> DEBERG HAD SIX KILLS FOR HUDSON AND WE KNEW SHE’D BE THEIR MAIN OFFENSE, BUT THEY’VE GOT TO FIND MORE OFFENSE. YOU NEED TO SCORE MORE THAN 10 POINTS.>>YEAH, IT’S REALLY HARD TO WIN WITH ONE PLAYER NO MATTER HOW GOOD THAT PLAYER IS.>>SO ADJUSTMENTS BEING MADE NOW BETWEEN SET 1 AND SET 2. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS AND JANESVILLE WITH THE SEAT FROM LAST NIGHT’S RUN DURING THAT FIRST LEAD AND QUITE FRANKLY, NEVER LOOKED BACK. YOU CAN SEE THOMPSON AND GERGEN REALLY DRIVING THAT OFFENSE FORWARD. GOOD SCRAPPY DEFENSE. AND A QUICK LOOK AT STATISTICS AND 4 KILLS, 4 DIGS, 4 BLOCKS, MORE OF THIS AND MORE SERVICE ACES. ENDS WITH A 25-10 VICTORY FOR JANESVILLE. BUT THEY HAVE A CLEAN SLATE, ZERO-ZERO HERE IN THE SECOND. JUST BECAUSE YOU WON THE FIRST DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE THE 1A STATE CHAMPS.>>AND IT LOOKS LIKE BOTH TEAMS ARE GOING WITH THE SAME LINE-UP, SAME MATCH-UP.>>PICKING UP RIGHT WHERE SHE LEFT OFF, 4 KILLS FOR BREE THOMPSON.>>AND WILDCATS 2-0. WE’D LIKE TO WELCOME ALL OF YOU VIEWERS TO THE U.S. CELLULAR CENTER IN DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS. WE’VE BEEN HERE ALL DAY LONG, STARTING AT 10 A.M. WITH THE 5A CHAMPIONSHIP. CENTENNIAL KNOCKED OUT NUMBER ONE RANKED CEDAR FALLS IN THREE SETS. THE 4A MATCH WAS 3 SETS-ZERO, PELLA THE NUMBER ONE. AND 3A DIKES-NEW HARTFORD AND THEN THE 2A, WESTERN CHRISTIAN BEAT WATERLOO COLUMBUS IN THREE STRAIGHT SETS. HAPPY VETERANS DAY TO ALL OF OUR VIEWERS WHO PROUDLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY OR ARE SERVING OUR COUNTRY NOW. WE CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR YOUR SACRIFICE. WE HOPE YOU’RE ENJOYING THIS SPECIAL DAY AND WE’RE OFF TO AN EARLY ADVANTAGE HERE FOR JANESVILLE BUT HUDSON WITH A CHANCE. THE OFFICIALS ARE GOING TO TALK.>>WELL, BOTH LINE JUDGES MAKE A CALL ON EACH SHOT. ONE CALLS FOR THEIR LINE THAT WAY AND THE OTHER CALLS — SO ONE’S CALLING THE IN LINE AND ONE’S CALLING THE SIDELINE. ONE CALLED IT IN AND ONE CALLED IT OUT. IT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED OUT AND IT SHOULD BE HUDSON’S BALL. IT WAS IN THE SIDELINE BUT WASN’T IN THE IN LINE. DOES THAT MAKE SENSE?>>YES, IT DOES, AS THEY CONFER AND TALK THINGS OVER.>>IT SHOULD BE HUDSON’S BALL, BUT SHE HAS YET TO MAKE THE SIGNAL.>>HUDSON DOES GET THE BALL AND THAT BRINGS US A GOOD VALID POINT. THE REFEREE’S PROCESS FOR GETTING HERE — SPECIFICALLY THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH.>>SO THEY OFFICIATE THROUGHOUT THE SEASON, THESE REFS, AND EACH COACH GETS THE EVALUATE THEM AT THE END OF THE SEASON AND THEY EACH COACH GETS THE RECOMMEND TEN OFFICIALS AND THEN THE STATE PICKS THOSE TEN OFFICIALS FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR. SO THESE REFS ARE REFFING FROM THEIR RECOMMENDATIONS OF 2015.>>SO IT’S AN HONOR TO GET HERE AS A PLAYER A STUDENT ATHLETE. IT’S AN HONOR TO GET HERE AS A COACH, IT’S ALSO AN HONOR TO GET HERE AS AN OFFICIAL.>>AND I THINK IT’S AN HONOR TO BE HERE AS A BROADCASTER.>>I WOULD AGREE WITH THAT. 3-3, ALL TIED UP HERE IN THE SECOND SET. AND I KNOW YOU’RE EXCITED FOR A VOLLEYBALL RELATED BOOK AND MOVIE COMING UP HERE SOON.>>THAT’S RIGHT. A FEW YEARS AGO, IT WAS 2011, THE VOLLEYBALL COMMUNITY AND I LOST ONE OF THEIR HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL STARS. SHE WAS IN A HORRIBLE MO PED ACCIDENT. SHE WAS A HUMAN PART OF THEIR TEAM. THE TEAM WENT ON TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST ACROSS TOWN RIVALS IN A 5-SET BURNER MATCH. IT WAS AN UNBELIEVE STORY AND THE COACH WROTE A BOOK ABOUT IT AND IT WAS PICKED UP FOR A MOVIE AND THE BOOK WILL BE OUT IN JANUARY. THE MOVIE IS TO BE OUT WITH MAY WITH HELEN HUNT PLAYING IN IT. THE MOVIE AND BOOK ARE BOTH TITLED LIVE LIKE LION. SO IF YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING VOLLEYBALL, PICK THOSE UP OR GO WATCH THE MOVIE.>>IT’S A GREAT STORY ABOUT THE SPORT OF VOLLEYBALL AND ABOUT THE IOWA GIRL AND FOLKS HERE IN THE STATE OF IOWA. SO MANY AWESOME STORY LINES WE’VE HAD A CHANCE TO COVER AND BRING TO THE VIEWERS OF IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION OVER THE YEARS, BROADCASTING CHAMPIONSHIP. NOT ONLY VOLLEYBALL. SOFTBALL AND BASKETBALL AND OTHER THINGS.>>THAT SERVE WAS SO GOOD.>>THAT’S WHY SHE’S HAD SO MANY THIS YEAR, BUT IT’S QUICKLY RETURNED FOR A WILDCATS POINT.>>THEY DON’T EVEN CARE. THEY’RE JUST LIKE, WAIT, CAN THEY GET THE BALL BACK AND NO BIG DEAL. I LOVE IT.>>JANESVILLE HAS BEEN BATTLE TESTED. WINS THIS SEASON OVER DIKE, WHO IS YOUR 3A CHAMPION, A COUPLE WINS OVER CHARLES CITY, CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON, CEDAR RAPIDS JEFFERSON. SWEPT ALL THREE SCHOOLS IN THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT TO GET TO STATE. NORTH BUTLER, BISHOP, LOSSES AND STARTED TO IRWIN. BUT THEY PLAYED UNION WHO WAS RUNNER UP.>>RANKED NUMBER ONE I THINK PRETTY MUCH FOR ALL OF THE SEASON.>>LINMAR AND WEST DELAWARE.>>WILDCATS GET THE POINT HERE. STILL IN THE EARLY STAGES. HERE’S A LOOK AT THE REPLAY.>>ADJUST LITTLE BIT OF MISCOMMUNICATION THERE. NOW, IN THAT SITUATION, THAT BACK, THE PERSON THAT’S BEHIND SHOULD PROBABLY TAKE THAT. THEY HAVE A BETTER ANGLE ON THAT BALL.>>JANESVILLE PLAYING UP 5-1 OFFENSE. HUDSON ALSO 5-1. WE HAVE SEEN SOME 6-2 OFFENSES FROM SOME OF THESE BIG QUALIFYING TEAMS DOWN HERE AT STATE. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A 5-1 AND A 6-2 OFFENSE FOR OUR VIEWERS AT HOME.>>THE 5- 1 OFFENSE HAS ONE SETR AND ROTATES ALL THE WAY AROUND THE COURT, SO SHE PLAYS FRONT AND BACK, MEANING THERE ARE 5 HITRS AND TWO SETTERS. HOW DO YOU DO 6 HITTERS? BASICALLY WHAT HAPPENS IS WHEN THE CENTER ROTATES TO THE FRONT ROW, A HITTER COMES IN FOR HER AND WHEN THE HITTER ROTATES TO THE BACK ROW A CENTER COMES IN FOR HER. SO YOU ALWAYS HAVE THREE HITTERS FROM THE BACK AND A CENTER FOR THE BACK.>>AND MEMBER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL HALL OF FAME, ALL AMERICAN AND A LONGTIME COACH. 8-6 IS OUR SCORE. JANESVILLE ROLLS OVER HUDSON IN THE FIRST SET, 25-10. BUT THE PIRATES HAVE CLEANED SOME THINGS UP AND IN A REAL GOOD SPOT, TRAILING JUST BY 2 HERE IN THE EARLY STAGES. PIRATES WITH ANOTHER POINT.>>AND THE PIRATES ARE DOING A LOT BETTER JOB OF STAYING WITH JANESVILLE THIS SET.>>AND THE SERVE TO ASHLEY POLENDO, A QUICK SET TO THE MIDDLE. WHAT A BLOCK. WHAT A BLOCK. THE ATTACK WAS HOT AND SHE SHUT THE DOOR ON THAT PRETTY QUICKLY. HERE’S THE REPLAY.>>THOSE BIG ARMS.>>HARD TO HIT THROUGH THAT. THE PIRATES EVEN IT UP AT 8 APIECE, BUT A QUICK SIDE OUT FOR JANESVILLE NOW, LOOKING TO PUT A RUN TOGETHER. LILY LIEKWEG, THE SOPHOMORE. GOOD PASS. GOOD BLOCK BUT A TRAPPY DEFENSIVE PLAY BY HUDSON. AND GERGEN WITH THE POINT. THAT GIVES HER 4 KILLS, CURRENTLY HOLDING HER TEAMMATE THOMPSON WHO HAS 5. MEANWHILE, CAN BE, KILEY DEBERG FOR HUDSON HAS 6 KILLS, ALMOST 7, FOR THE BACK ROW. AND HERE IN THE SECOND SET, COMING RIGHT AT YOU.>>THE REASON THAT’S SUCCESSFUL IS DEBERG IS GOING STRAIGHT UP WITH BOTH ARMS. MOST MIDDLE AND NOT IN HIGH SCHOOL, BUT USUALLY WHEN YOU’RE A MIDDLE BLOCKER, YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR ARMS AND KIND OF CUT OFF SOME OF THOSE ANGLES A LITTLE BIT, TRY TO WIDETHEN SPACE BETWEEN YOUR ARMS A LITTLE BIT AND SHE’LL PROBABLY LEARN THAT AS SHE BECOMES AN ALINIGH, THAT’S HARD FOR ME TO SAY AND PLAYS AGAINST THE BIGGER BIG 10 CONFERENCE PLAYERS.>>SHE HAD A LOT OF OPTIONS. WHERE TO GO TO CONTINUE HER VOLLEYBALL CAREER. SHE MAKES IT UP THE SHOT. SHE’S NOT DROPPING THE HAMMER EVERY SINGLE TIME SHE GETS SET.>>THAT’S RIGHT. SHE HAS A LOT OF SHOTS. AND HER TIMING’S NOT ALWAYS ON. YOU CAN SEE SOMETIMES SHE DOESN’T.>>BIG SWING THERE AS THE JUNIOR OUTSIDE HITTER WHO HAS — JANESVILLE LEAD BY 2 HERE IN THE SECOND. WELL, WE’VE SEEN SOME GREAT SERVING HERE. TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF SERVING THAT WE’RE WITNESSING HERE TODAY.>>WELL, MOST OF THE PLAYERS ARE JUMP SERVING AND EITHER JUMP SERVING OR STANDING, YOU HAVE TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF SERVES, MAINLY. A SPIN SERVE AND A FLOATER. FOR BASEBALL PEOPLE A FLOATER IS LIKE A KNUCKLE BALL IT. MOVES IN THE AIR AND CAN REALLY WREAK HAVOC WITH IT.>>ESPECIALLY IN AN ARENA THIS SIZE.>>ABSOLUTELY. AND IT’S HARDER TO PASS BECAUSE YOU CAN BE IN A PERFECT POSITION AND THE BALL COMES RIGHT TO YOU AND IT MOVES ON THE LAST SECOND.>>LET’S GO INSIDE THE JANESVILLE HUDDLE AND SEE WHAT SHELLY SORENSEN HAS TO SAY TO HER TEAM LEADING 13-9.>>>HEY, BRING IT BACK IN. BRING IT BACK IN. HERE WE GO, LADIES. WHERE’S GILLIAN? HEY, GREAT JOB ON YOUR BLOCKING ASSIGNMENT. DEFENSE, KEEP HUSTLING. UP ON TWO. WE NEED TO, KEEP PUSHING RIGHT HERE, KEEP PUSHING EVERY POINT. IT’S GOING RIGHT HERE.>>13-9 JANESVILLE THE NUMBER ONE RANKED TEAM IN CLASS 1A TAKE ON HUDSON, THE NUMBER TWO RANKED TEAM. BIG SHOUT OUT TO OUR AWESOME CREW HERE IN IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION WORKING ALL DAY YESTERDAY AND TODAY. MANY CAMERAS, INCIDENT REPLAYS, AUDIO, GRAPHICS, DIRECTOR, THE WHOLE THING, THEY DO IT AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL. AND WE HOPE YOU THE VIEWER ARE ENJOYING THIS AT HOME, WHETHER YOU’RE WATCHING ON TV, OVER THE AIR, WE’RE ALSO ONLINE.>>WELL, AND SO WE WERE IN THE MIDDLE OF TALKING ABOUT SERVICE. THE OTHER TYPE OF SERVE IS A SPINSTER AND YOU CAN USE A SIDE SPIN. THE MAIN ONE IS TOP SPIN AND AGAIN, A SPIN SERVE IS EASIER TO PASS BUT IT COMES AT YOU PASSER SO IT’S HARDER TO GET TO. THEY LOOK MORE IMPRESSIVE BECAUSE THEY’RE LIKE BULLETS BUT FOR PASSING A SPIN SERVE, YOU JUST HAVE TO GET BEHIND THE SPIN. SO IF I DIDN’T TELL KIND OF SIDE SPINNING, DROP YOUR SHOULDER A LITTLE BIT, YOU STAY RIGHT UNDER IT AND IT LIFTS THE BALL.>>VOLLEYBALL TEAMS LIKE THE SPORTS SO YOU SEE ANOTHER KILL THERE FOR GILLIAN GERGEN. SEEMS LIKE YOU CAN REALLY GET AT LEAST ONE OR TWO OTHER PLAYERS TO PRACTICE OR GET BETTER. IS THAT ACCURATE?>>FOR THE MOST PART, YES, BUT THERE ARE LOTS OF THINGS YOU CAN DO ON YOUR OWN. YOU CAN DO ALL SORTS OF JUMPS AND STUFF, BUT YOU CAN ALSO HIT AGAINST THE WALL. YOU CAN PRACTICE. I KNOW A COACH THAT TEACHES SETTING ROUTINE THAT SHE DOES DURING COMMERCIALS. WHILE YOU’RE SITTING WATCHING TV, YOU CAN PRACTICE SETTING WHILE THE COMMERCIAL’S ON, A COUPLE MINUTES, EVERY TEN MINUTES, THAT KIND OF THING. THERE’S A LIST. A MADE A LIST ONCE FOR A PLAYER I WAS WORKING WITH, AND IT’S A FULL PAGE OF THINGS YOU CAN DO. YOU CAN WORK ON YOUR APPROACHES, YOU CAN WORK ON YOUR MOVEMENT FOR YOUR BLOCKING. THERE’S SO MANY THINGS YOU CAN DO WITHOUT A BALL, WITHOUT A NET, WITHOUT A GYM.>>THERE’S A LOT OF PLAYERS THAT HAVE HELPED PROPEL THEIR TEAM TO THIS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. THEY PUT IN AND INVESTED THE TIME, THE HARD WORK, SWEAT, ENERGY, INDEPENDENTLY AND AS THE TEAMS GET HERE. LOOK AT THAT REPLAY. IT IS THREE POINTS SEPARATING HUDSON AND JANESVILLE. JANESVILLE DOES NOT WANT TO EVEN UP THIS SERIES AT 1-1 BECAUSE HUDSON DEFINITELY HAS HAD A HISTORY OF STRINGING TOGETHER THREE STRINGS. WELL, HUDSON DOES NOT WANT TO DROP DOWN 0-2 AGAINST THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS. THAT WAS PERFECT PLACEMENT OF THAT FAR SIDELINE, GOING UP AND TIPPING IT OVER THE BLOCK.>>JANESVILLE WITH THE BLACK AND GOLD IN THE BACK ROW.>>NO, SO WHAT THAT IS, THE BALL PASSED ACROSS THE PLAIN OF THE NET UNLESS IT’S BEING ATTACKED BEFORE YOU CAN TOUCH IT. IF YOU TOUCH IT AND IT’S NOT IMPACTED, THEN IT’S CONSIDERED OVER THE NET AND IT’S A VIOLATION.>>SO THAT GOES AGAINST HUDSON.>>IT’S AN AGGRESSIVE PLAY, AND YOU WANT — BUT YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL.>>A LITTLE RUN HERE BY JANESVILLE, NOW LEADING BY 5. REMEMBER, WE PLAY TO 25, WIN BY 2. HUGE IMPROVEMENT SO FAR OUT OF HUDSON AFTER THAT OPENING SET LOSS 25-10. BLOCKED BUT IT GOES OUT OF BOUNDS BY HUDSON — BY THE PIRATES. MURRAY WAS THERE. SIX KILLS ALREADY FOR BREE THOMPSON, SECOND MOST ON THE TEAM. HERE COMES JANESVILLE, GUT A GOOD ATTACK OUT OF IT AND NOW HUDSON HAS OPTIONS. AGAIN, THEIR BIGGEST OFFENSIVE THREAT, KILEY DEBERG PLAYING THAT BACK ROW FOR HUDSON, BUT NOT ABLE TO BLOCK. AND NOW THEY’LL NEED A PACK ON IT ALL THE WAY BACK FOR ROTATION. JANESVILLE STRUNG TOGETHER SOME POINTS HERE AND OPEN UP A 7-POINT LEAD. LET’S LISTEN IN TO THE HUDSON HUDDLE AND COACH STEVE BAIRD.>>WE WENT DOWN THE LINE ONE TIME TONIGHT AND I THINK IT WAS OUT. LET HER BRING IT RIGHT OVER HERE AND WE DIG THE BALL. WE’VE GOT HER, ALL RIGHT? WE’RE DOING AN EXCELLENT JOB AT SCRAMPLUG BUT HAVING A HARD TIME FINDING THE FLOOR OVER THERE, ALL RIGHT, AND WE’VE GOT TO TURN OUR BLOCKS TO THE SIX ZONE. DON’T LET THEM USE YOU. WE HAVE TO COME OUT OF TIME AND BATTLE. ALL RIGHT?>>20-13, JANESVILLE, LOOKING TO MOVE UP 2 SETS-0 OVER HUDSON IN THIS CLASS 1A FINAL. BEAUTIFUL TOURNAMENT, BEAUTIFUL WEEK HERE IN CEDAR RAPIDS, THE HOST CITY. WHEN YOU THINK OF IOWA HIGH SCHOOL, GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, SO ALIGNED WITH THE CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS, MANY, MANY YEARS DOWN HERE.>>AND IF YOU RECALL A FEW YEARS AGO, CEDAR RAPIDS HAD A HUGE FLOOD IN 2008. THEY ALSO HAD A FLOOD IN 2016, BUT WE PROTECTED THE CITY IN THAT ONE. IN 2008, THIS FACILITY WAS FLOODED A LOT.>>THIS ARENA.>>YES, THIS ARENA. AND SO THE TOURNAMENT WAS MOVED TO THE ICE ARENA AND THE TOURNAMENT WAS PROBABLY IN THE ICE ARENA FOR THREE OR FOUR YEARS AND NOW IT’S BACK TO THIS BEAUTIFUL ARENA.>>THEY ARE AMAZING CLOSE FOR ALL THE FANS, THE COACHES, THAT COME HERE. 22-13. 5-0 RUN FOR JANESVILLE. THEY STRUNG TOGETHER A COUPLE OF RUNS HERE AND BOY DID HUDSON NEED THAT. EACH THOUGH SHE’S PLAYING THE BACK ROW, GETTING HER EIGHTH KILL ON THE BACK ROW ATTACK. LET’S SEE WHAT ANNIE KLENK CAN DO, THE OUTSIDE HITTER TO SERVE. IT’S IN. THE CORNER WAS OPEN. GOOD JOB OF READING THE HUDSON DEFENSE AND FINDING THE OPEN GAP.>>AND WAY TO HIT AROUND THE BLOCKERS. WE’VE TALKED ABOUT THIS OFF AND ON THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE SET NEEDS TO BE OFF THE NET PROBABLY THREE OR FOUR FEET SO YOU HAVE ANGLES AROUND THE BLOCKERS ARMS. IF THE SET IS RIGHT, THE BLOCK IS RIGHT THERE AND YOU CAN TAKE THE BALL NO PROBLEM. BUT IF YOU GIVE YOURER A COUPLE FEET TO WORK, THAT’S ALL SHE NEEDS.>>ANOTHER POINT BRINGS UP SET POINT HERE. THE JANESVILLE STUDENT SECTION, ALL THAT SHOUTING IN HAWAIIAN, CARIBBEAN TYPE HERE IN THE MIDDLE OF NOVEMBER TRYING TO CHEER THEM ON.>>IT IS 54 DEGREES OUT.>>I’M NOT COMPLAINING.>>24-15. PIRATES NEED POINTS AND RIGHT NOW.>>SET POINT, SET 2. AND THERE IT IS. JANESVILLE WIN THE FIRST 25-10 AND THE SECOND 25-15. DON’T GIVE UP ON THE PIRATES. THEY’RE A SECOND RANKED TEAM. THEY’VE GOT A LOT OF FIGHT IN THEM. BE RIGHT BACK.>>>I WANT TO GO. I WANT TO GET MORE. I WANT TO SEE WHAT’S OUT THERE. . ■. ■ . ■ . ■ BYE BYE BYE BYE■.>>I DIDN’T TELL SO EXCITING.>>>CHILDREN ARE PRIORITY ONE FOR IOWA POLITIC TELEVISION. NEARLY TWO-THIRDS OF IOWA’S TEACHERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IPTV’S LEARNING RESOURCES. THE READY TO LUMBER INITIATIVE OF HIGH QUALITY PROGRAMS AND ONLINE RESOURCES FROM PBS HELPS LOW INCOME CHILDREN TO INCREASE EARLY LITERALLY AND MATH SKILLS. PARENTS AND EDUCATORS RELY ON IPTV FOR THE SAFEST AND MOST TRUSTED PROGRAM ONLINE AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES.>>WE CAUGHT UP WITH HUDSON’S HEAD COACH STEVE BAIRD AND KILEY DEBERG YESTERDAY AFTER THEIR SEMIFINALS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH, TALKING ABOUT JANESVILLE.>>>I TRY TO CALM PEOPLE DOWN BECAUSE WE GET SO EXCITED, WE NEED TO CALM DOWN AND JUST PLAY OUR GAME. I DON’T THINK THEY ALL LOOK TO ME TO PLAY WELL, TOO. SO I NEED TO BE IN THAT ROLE. SO I CAN PLAY WELL AND CALM THEM DOWN.>>THE IRONIC THING IS THEY’RE ABOUT 20 MILES AWAY FROM US AND WE HAVEN’T SEEN THEM ALL YEAR LONG. AND SINCE ABOUT WEEK FOUR IN THE REGULAR SEASON, WE’VE BEEN 1-2, AND I KEEP TELLING THE GIRLS, WE’RE THE FAVORITE IN EVERYTHING WE PLAY UNTIL WE GET TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT AND THEY’RE JUST ONE AND WE’RE TWO AND THAT’S WHAT WE WANT TO DO.>>WELCOME BACK TO THE BROADCAST. HUDSON HAS NEEDING A DEFINED ANSWER RIGHT HERE. WE KNEW JANESVILLE HAD MULTIPLE WEAPONS OFFENSIVELY. WE KNEW JANESVILLE WON THE STATE TITLE LAST YEAR, AND RIGHT NOW, JANESVILLE, IT SEEMS LIKE THEY’RE IN A REALLY GOOD SPOT MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY HEADING INTO THIS THIRD SET.>>THEY’RE VERY BALANCED ALL THE WAY AROUND, AND THAT IS A BIG DEAL. WHEN YOU HAVE SIX PLAYERS ON THOSE 900 LITTLE SQUARE FEET, IT TAKES A LOT OF BALANCE AND A LOT OF COMMUNICATION.>>TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SECOND SET. IT WAS PRETTY COMPETITIVE UNTIL THE VERY END WHEN JANESVILLE WENT ON A RUN. THE FINAL SCORE 25-15. A LOT OF KILLS FOR HUDSON. 16 OF THEM SO FAR IN THE MATCH, BUT 25 FOR JANESVILLE. 5 BLOCKS FOR JANESVILLE, JUST 2 FOR HUDSON. AND THAT’S THE REASON WHY JANESVILLE JUST ONE SET AWAY FROM DEFENDING THEIR CLASS 1A TITLE. HAD THOSE SETS VERY IMPORTANT, BUT NOW HUDSON HAS TO DEEP DEEP AND FIND A WAY TO SOMEHOW WIN THIS THIRD SET 92 WELL, IN LOOKING AT THIS, IT LOOKS LIKE THE LINE-UP, THE MATCH-UPS ARE THE SAME. SO NO COACHES CHANGING ANYTHING. THEY BELIEVE IN WHAT THEY’VE GOT.>>JANESVILLE WILL SERVE FIRST. IT WILL BE THEIR LILY LIEKWEG. I HUDSON ON THE RIGHT OF YOUR TV SCREEN, JANESVILLE ON THE LEFT. TOUGH SHOT OVER THE BLOCK, FALLING OUT OF BOUND. NICE BLOCK BY HUDSON, BUT IT’S GOING TO JANESVILLE WITH THE POINT. GILLIAN GERGEN, THE SENIOR AVERAGING 3.76 KILLS PER SET, TIED FOR THE TEAM LEAD WITH BREE THOMPSON WITH 7. EMPTY SHOT OVER THE NET. NOBODY WAS EXPECTING THAT AND HUDSON’S ON THE BOARD TYING THINGS UP A ONE APIECE.>>WELL, THAT WAS A PRETTY GOOD FREE BALL. IT HAD A LITTLE SPIN ON IT AND IT JUST WENT RIGHT INTO THE MIDDLE OF THE COURT SO THAT IT WENT DOWN A LITTLE FASTER AND NOBODY COULD GET UNDER THAT.>>HUDSON HAS FOUR SENIORS, FIVE JUNIORS AND TWO SOPHOMORES ON THEIR SQUAD. THEY SHOULD BE GOOD NEXT YEAR. HOWEVER, AGAIN, THEY GRADUATE NOT THE FOUR SENIORS, BUT ONE OF THEM’S KILEY DEBERG A DIVISION 1 RECRUIT, EXPECTED TO BE AN IMPACT PLAYER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS NEXT SEASON. ANOTHER POINT FOR JANESVILLE. IT’S NOW A 3-1 ADVANTAGE. IF YOU’RE JUST JOINING OUR BROADCAST HERE, ANKENY CENTENNIAL WAS THE 5A CHAMPION. THAT STARTED AT 10 A.M. AT 5 A. THE 4A CHAMPION WAS WALLER. THE 3A CHAMPION IS DIKES-NEW HARTFORD. THE 2A CHAMPION IS WESTERN CHRISTIAN. AND WE’RE TRYING TO DECIDE WHO THE 1A CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY GOES TO. IS IT TO HUDSON OR JANESVILLE? TIP OVER THE BLOCK. RUNNING IN WITH A GOOD SWING AND A NICE LONG RALLY HERE BETWEEN THESE TWO SQUADS. DOWN THE LINE, BUT IT GOES OUT OF BOUNDS. HAD PIRATES GET THE SERVE OUT AND THE SERVE WILL BE THE MADISON SALLEE, THE SENIOR CENTER. SUBSTITUTION IN FOR JANESVILLE, THERE YOU SEE NUMBER 3, HOPE McDERMOTT THE SENIOR PLAYED INCH 60 SET, 64 DIGS IN THE REGULAR SEASON, PUSHES IT THREW TO BLOCK GILLIAN OUT OF BOUNDS OFF THE HAND OF HUDSON.>>WELL, MORGAN CHARLEY SAVED THAT POINT. SHE’S BACK THERE. I CALL THAT THE TRAFFIC COP ROLE. SHE’S BACK THERE, NOT REALLY IN A RECEIPT, KEY IN THERE TO CALL THE BALL, BUT SHE SAW THAT NOBODY WAS GOING TO PASS IT AND SHE KNEW IT WAS IN SO SHE WENT AHEAD AND PASSED IT TO GET THAT POINT.>>THE HUDSON COACH FOR THE MATCH. HOW WILL YOU BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE FINALS? HE HAD WE HAVE TO WORK AS A TEAM, STAY RELAXED, HAVE ONE AND BE CAPABLE OF FINISHING SETS THAT THEY HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY IN. AND THAT’S A ROTATION OUT OF ROTATION. BEFORE THE SERVER STARTS, EACH PLAYER HAS TO BE IN THEIR SERVICE ORDER. IF THEY GET OUT OF THAT, THEN THE REF CALLS IT AND — THEY CAN GET OUT OF IT ONCE THE SERVE IS CONTACTED.>>SURE.>>6-4 AS HUDSON AWAITS THE SERVE. HERE’S GILLIAN GERGEN. GOOD ATTACK BUT THE BLOCK IS THERE FOR JANESVILLE. THE BLOCK IS THERE AGAIN. DEBERG’S IN THE BACK ROW. THEY’RE LIMITED ON SOME OF THEIR OPTIONS OFFENSIVELY, HEAVENS IS. THERE’S A GOOD SWING AND IT RESULTS IN A KILL. 6-5 HERE IN THE THIRD, A MUST-WIN SCENARIO FOR HUDSON. A RUNNING ROLL SHOT. JANESVILLE HAS IT TO THE OUTSIDE AND LET THAT BALL FLY RIGHT BY HER.>>HOWEVER, THEY CALLED A TOUCH ON THE BLOCK SO IT IS JANESVILLE’S BALL.>>ALTERED A BIT. LOVE THE BALLS, THOUGH, THE PINK AND BLACK.>>THAT’S RIGHT. PART OF THE BRANDING, YOU KNOW.>>THE NEW DIRECTOR FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TREK ASSOCIATION.>>THAT’S RIGHT. SHE’S TAKING THE LOGO WHICH HAS ALWAYS HAD THAT HOT PINK COLOR IN IT AND TRYING TO MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS BRANDED WITH THAT PINK. THEY HAVE PINK SHOES, PINK CLOTHES, PINK SHIRTS AND FOR THE WINNERS OF EACH MATCH, THEY’RE GIVING THEM PINK T-SHIRTS. THEY’RE TRYING TO MAKE THAT A BRAND, AND I THINK IT’S A GREAT IDEA.>>SHE WAS A LONG-TERM ADMINISTRATOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR THERE FOR A WHILE. NOW SHE’S LEADING THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION AS THEIR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. JUST AN EYE LASH OUT OF BOUND. LOVE THE THINKING, BEING AGGRESSIVE. 7-7. WELL F YOU’RE JUST TUNING IN TODAY FOR IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION, THERE’S ONLY ONE SCORE HERE. IF YOU’VE BEEN HERE ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY, THERE WERE TWO COURTS GOING ON AND IT WAS NUTS. THE PLACE WAS PACKED AND A TON OF GREAT VOLLEYBALL UNFOLDING HERE.>>SO THEY HAVE TWO COURTS THAT GO THE OTHER WAY. YOU SEE THIS COURT GOING LENGTH WISE. THEY HAVE ONE COURT ON EACH HALF AND A BIG NET THAT GOES ACROSS THE COURT AND THE PA ANNOUNCERS, THE SPEAKERS GO OUT SO IT DOESN’T INTERFERE WITH EACH OTHER AND THEY HAVE THE REFS OUT SO THE WHISTLES DON’T INTERFERE WITH EACH OTHER AND IT’S A GREAT ATMOSPHERE. CERTAIN SECTIONS FOR EACH STUDENT SECTION AND THE OPPORTUNITIES MAKE UP CHEERS. I ALWAYS CALLED IT ONE OF IOWA’S BEST KEPT SECRETS. IF YOU’VE NEVER BEEN HERE, YOU NEED TO COME EXPERIENCE IT, ESPECIALLY IN ONE OF THE FIRST THREE DAYS BECAUSE IT’S SO SPECTACULAR. BUT TODAY IS JUST A SPECIAL DAY, TOO.>>AND SO SOME FOLKS DECIDE, HEY, WHICH MATCH AM I GOING TO WATCH? DO I WANT TO SIT HERE AND WATCH THIS ONE OR THAT ONE? SO IT’S 10-8, ONLY ONE COURT, ONE MATCH, AND I DIDN’T TELL AL — IT’S ALL FOCUSED IN ON HERE, HANDED OUT FOUR TROPHIES, LOOKING FOR THE 1A FINAL.>>WE’VE GOT THE KEEP THEM MOVING AROUND OVER THERE, KEEP THEM CATCHING WHAT WE’RE DOING. WE NEED TO KEEP DIGGING THE BALL OVER HERE, COMMUNICATE TO EACH OTHER, GO AFTER THE BALL, DIVE AFTER THE BALL, GET SOME ENERGY. WE’RE THERE, JUST KEEP GOING. LET’S GO.>>THEY’RE CERTAINLY THERE, THEY’RE LEADING 10-8 IN A MUST-WIN THIRD SET FOR HUDSON. WE APPRECIATE COACH STEVE BAIRD LETTING US MIC HIM UP. HE HAS LED THE FIRST-EVER STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT SETTING A SCORE RANCOR FOR VICTORIA THIS SEASON. THEY’RE HERE, ALL THE STATE QUALIFIERS, OVER FREDERICKSBURG AND WATERLOO COLUMBUS, PLAYED IN THE TOUGHEST CONFERENCE IN THE STATE. THE NORTH CAROLINA ICLC, WHERE THE FORMER FINALISTS TODAY, PLAYING FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP CAME OUT OF THAT CONFERENCE. AND THIS IS THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH. JANESVILLE, THE NUMBER 1 RANKED TEAM DEFENDING CHAMPS AND THEY LEAD 2 SETS TO ZERO AFTER A LOPSIDED FIRST SET WIN, 25-10. AND A 25-15 VICTORY IN THE SECOND SET. THINGS FEEL A LITTLE DIFFERENT, THOUGH, HERE IN THE THIRD, AND THE PIRATES LEAD 10-9.>>WELL, IT SEEMS LIKE HUDSON’S DEFENSE HAS PICKED OPLITTLE BIT AS THEY’VE CUT DOWN THEIR NUMBER OF ERRORS. THAT’S A TOUGH ONE. SO THE NEXT PART OF THE THING IS ALL ABOUT THE DEFENSE RIGHT NOW. AS YOU CAN SEE, WHAT A GREAT PLAY ON THAT. SHE GOT JUST ONE ARM UNDER IT AND SOMEBODY ELSE WAS ABLE TO GET IT. NO BALLS ARE FALLING ON JANESVILLE’S SIDE WITHOUT A HAND ON THEM, AND THAT’S HUGE.>>AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT WAS ON THE HUDSON SIDE BECAUSE JANESVILLE GOT THE SERVE.>>JANESVILLE, GOOD LOOK THERE, HEADY COACH SHELLY SORENSEN HAS BEEN DOING THIS 30 YEARS, 26 YEARS AS THE HEAD COACH AT JANESVILLE. 7 STATE TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES. THEY WON IT IN 2013. THEY WON IT LAST YEAR. PERFECT SPOT.>>AND ON HER — THAT’S HER DAUGHTER, SO I’M SURE IT’S SPECIAL TO COACH WITH YOUR MOTHER AND YOUR DAUGHTER.>>LET’S GO. IT WASN’T IN AND HEAR WHAT SHELLY SORENSEN HAS TO SAY WITH THE WILDCATS RETAKE THE LEAD HERE IN THE THIRD.>>THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEEDED TO DO AFTER THAT TIMEOUT. WAY TO EXECUTE. RIGHT NOW, ONE AT A TIME. DEFENSE, DEFENSE, DEFENSE. GET READY TO GO AND PUSH. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF HER. RIGHT NOW, YOU GUYS COME TOGETHER, GET READY TO PUSH RIGHT HERE. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF HER. HERE WE GO. WE’RE GOING TO STAY RIGHT HERE TOGETHER. COME TOGETHER. WE’LL GO TAKE CARE OF HER. I’LL SEE HOW MUCH TIME WE HAVE FOR A MEDICAL. HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE FOR A MEDICAL TIMEOUT? THE ONE SERVING HIT HER ELBOW ON THE TIMEOUT.>>AFTER MY TIMEOUT? IT’S ONLY 30 SECONDS? OKAY.>>IF SHE’S READY TO GO, WHEN SHE GETS OUT THERE AND SHE’S NOT READY, THEN I HAVE TO CALL FOR A SUB?>>ALL RIGHT, THANK YOU FOR LETTING OUR COACHES MIC HER UP. AND WE’RE GETTING A CLOSE LOOK WE SEE THE INJURY GETTING TAKEN AS JANESVILLE’S LILY LIEKWEG, INCREDIBLE.>>I’VE GOT ONE WORD FOR HER AND IT’S MOTE. SHE’S BACK THERE DIGGING THOSE BALLS LIKE THEY’RE NOTHING. SHE STEPS IN THERE, DOESN’T CARE, USING ALL PART OF HER BODY. SHE FLEW OFF THE COURT AND KNOT A ONE-HANDED SAVE. SHE’S SAVING SO MANY BALLS AND MAKING JANESVILLE SUCCESSFUL.>>HEAD COACHING FOR JANESVILLE, STRONG FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS AND DEFENSE.>>AND SHE’S CHANGED HER NUMBERS. SHE HAD BLOOD ON HER SHIRT SO SHE HAD TO CHANGE SHIRTS. SHE’S NOW WEARING NUMBER 9.>>STRONG FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS, DEFENSE, OUT WORK YOUR OPPONENT, BUILD CONFIDENCE, STILL BELIEVE YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING WITH HARD WORK AND DEDICATION. AND THEN WE BEFORE ME. SO A POSITIVE ACTION AS THE LILY LIEKWEG FOR 9. A LITTLE BLOOD, DUST HERSELF OFF, GO TO THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. HOW ABOUT THAT.>>AND SHE’S IN THE MIDDLE OF A 4-POINT RUN ON HER SERVE SO JUST, YOU KNOW, JUST GET ME A BAND-AID AND LET ME GO BACK IN.>>12-10 GAINESVILLE TRYING TO BUILD ON THAT 4-0 LEAD, HUDSON TRYING TO SHUT THE DOOR.>>ANOTHER POINT. DOESN’T MATTER IF SHE’S BLEEDING.>>RIGHT. THAT PART WILL BE HARDER ON US THAN IT IS ON HER.>>5-0 RUN. SMILES ON THE FACE OF JANESVILLE. THEY KNOW THEY LEAD TWO SETS TO ZERO.>>SHE GAVE THE SIGNAL FOR A REPLAY SO IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE WHY WE’RE GETTING REPLAY ON THIS.>>THE FINAL TEN TEAMS PLAYING FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP HERE TODAY, SIX ARE FROM THE CEDAR FALLS/WATERLOO AREA. CEDAR FALLS IN 5A, UNION IN 3A, DIKES-NEW HARTFORD INCH 3A, WATERLOO COLUMBUS IN 2A, JANESVILLE AND HUDSON HERE IN 1A. ONLY FOUR OF THE TEAM NOT FROM CEDAR FALLS WATERLOO, THAT’S CENTENNIAL, WESTERN CHRISTIAN.>>WHAT HAPPENED WAS THE OFFICIALS DIDN’T TELL THE TABLE THAT LIB ARROW CHANGED HER NUMBER, BUT THEY WERE CONFUSED ABOUT WHO WAS SERVING.>>NO POINTS WERE CHANGED.>>JUST HER NUMBERS.>>THERE’S THE SIDE OUT HUDSON NEEDED.>>THIS IS THE DIFFERENCE, GETTING THE SEPARATION. GOOD JOB BY HUDSON. YES, THEY HAD A HEED BUT DIDN’T ALLOW IT TO BUILD TOO MUCH. THEY’RE RIGHT THERE WITH THEM RIGHT NOW.>>THAT WAS BEAUTIFUL. JUST BEAUTIFUL. SHE’S SO HIGH UP THERE AND THE BALL WAS A LITTLE TOO TIGHT FOR THE HITTER TO BE ABLE TO HIT THE ANGLES AROUND HER ARM, BUT GREAT TECHNIQUE STRAIGHT DOWN.>>THE 1A CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH UNFOLDING ON YOUR TV SCREEN RIGHT NOW. THESE SCHOOLS ARE GIVING IT ALL THEY’VE GOT AND THEN SOME. HERE COMES HUDSON. LOOK OUT. THE FIRE IS HOT HERE. WE’RE AT THE HALFWAY POINT OF THE THIRD SET. AND THAT’S GOING TO BE A POINT FOR BREE THOMPSON. 11 KILLS FOR THOMPSON.>>AND I’M NOT SURE IF THE BACK ROW PLAYER FOR HUDSON THOUGHT IT HIT THE ANTENNA WHEN IT BUMPS ON THE NET, BUT SHE WAS IN THE RIGHT PLACE AND JUST MADE THE DECISION NOT TO PLAY IT.>>WAY TO PLAY TO THE SIDELINES WITH ANOTHER KILL.>>KILEY DEBERG CLOSING IN ON DOUBLE DIGITS. TO THE OUTSIDE FOR HUDSON, GOING ACROSS FOURTH THERE. KENNEDY MEISTER, THE JUNIOR, 6-7, ATTACHED EFFICIENCY AND 53 KILLS FOR THE YEAR, THIRD ON THE TEAM. THEY HAVE SO MANY WEAPONS, JANESVILLE DOES.>>AND THAT’S WHY IT’S HARD TO BEAT THEM. IT’S EASIER TO BEAT A TEAM WITH ONE WEAPON BECAUSE YOU KNOW WHO YOU HAVE TO STOP.>>BLOCKED. GOOD SWING. AND THAT’S NOT GOING TO BE RETURNED.>>JANESVILLE DID A VERY GOOD JOB OF FOLLOWING THE BALL AND THEN HAVING SOMEONE CALL IT ONCE THEY GOT TO THE POSITION WHERE THEY KNEW IF IT WAS GOING TO BE IN OR.>>JANESVILLE CAME TO PRACTICE FOCUSED, EVERY DAY THEY CONTINUE TO IMPROVE. THEY WANTED TO DEFEND THAT 1A FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP THAT THEY BROUGHT HOME LAST YEAR. A COMPETITIVE VARSITY RUN WITH COMPETITIVE PRACTICE DRILLS AND SCRIMMAGES.>>IT PAYS OFF RIGHT NOW WHEN YOU SEE THE DEFENSES THEY’RE PLAYING AND THE RALLIES THAT THEY CARRY ON. THEY PROBABLY, HAVEN’T PRACTICED FOR THIS.>>THERE’S THE SIDE OUT JANESVILLE’S LOOKING FOR. HERE’S THE REPLAY FROM THE NET CAM.>>I LIKE HOW FAR OFF THE NET THAT BALL WAS AT. IT WAS THREE OR FOUR FEET AND GERGEN JUST CAME IN AND TALKED ABOUT IT.>>12 KILLS AND 8 BLOCKS SO FAR HERE FOR KILEY DEBERG. SHE’LL NEED TO CONTINUE TO HELP LEAD HER TEAM, HER SCHOOL, TO A VICTORY HERE IN THE THIRD SET. IF NOT, JANESVILLE IS CLOSING IN ON THE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.>>BACK ROW ATTACK. FREE BALL OVER TO JANESVILLE. KENNEDY MIGHT SAYR FOR SIX KILLS. — KENNEDY MEISTER, LOOK AT THE REPLAY, 19- 16.>>PUSHING INTO THE JANESVILLE HUDDLE HERE.>>YOU SEE IT? THEY’RE STARTING TO ROLL IT, KEEP RUNNING FORWARD. TAKE CARE OF HER, EVERYTHING ELSE JUMPS INTO PLACE. PUSH RIGHT HERE, ONE POINT AT A TIME. LET’S GO. PUSH, 1, 2, 3.>>AGAIN, RETURNING FIVE STARTERS FROM LAST YEAR’S SQUAD, SHELLY SORENSEN AND JANESVILLE FROM THE IOWA STAR NORTH CONFERENCE TRYING TO DEFEND THEIR TITLE. HUDSON IN THEIR FIRST EVER STATE TOURNAMENT. REGARDLESS OF WHAT HAPPENS, FIRST TRIP TO STATE, EITHER YOU’RE THE CHAMPION OR YOU’RE RUNNER UP, THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE SEASON FOR HUDSON. IT WILL BE FUN TO SEE HOW THE FOOTBALL WAS IN THE STATE PLAYOFFS, THE COUNTRY, THAT SCHOOL HAS A LOT OF POSITIVES GOING FOR IT HERE IN 2016 AND HEADING INTO 2017. HERE’S THE NET CAM.>>NICE JOB. SHE PUSHES OVER AND GETS THE BLOCK. A 5-POINT LEAD FOR JANESVILLE. THEY JUST NEED 5 MORE. NO RETURN ON THAT ONE. AND GOING TO KILL JUST ABOUT ANYWHERE YOU PUT HER ON THE COURT.>>THAT’S THE TRUTH.>>13 KILLS FOR HER. KILEY DEBERG. NOW THERE’S A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL AND DIVISION 1 VOLLEYBALL. DO YOU THINK SHE HAS WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE THAT TRANSITION?>>IT LOOKS LIKE IT FROM HERE. I’D LIKE TO SEE HER PLAY CLUB TO SEE IN A FASTER GAME A FASTER-PACED GAME, CAN SHE PLAY MIDDLE? DOES SHE HAVE THE LATERAL MOBILITY TO GET OUT TO THE PINS QUICK ENOUGH?>>POINT FOR JANESVILLE. DEBERG LEADING IN EVERY SINGLE CATEGORY EXCEPT FOR ASSISTS FOR HUDSON. JANESVILLE HAS A LOT OF WEAPONS, A LOT OF SENIORS. JUST 3 POINTS AWAY FROM ANOTHER CHAMPIONSHIP.>>NET VIOLATION ON JANESVILLE.>>SO HUDSON. THE DOOR IS OPEN, THE DOOR OF OPPORTUNITY, BUT I DIDN’T TELL SLOWLY STARTING TO SHUT HERE. SEE WHAT KLENK CAN DO, THE SENIOR FOR HUDSON. SET IN THE MIDDLE. THROUGH THE BLOCK, DOWN, THAT IS 3 AND I’M LOOKING AT MY KRYSTAL BALL AND SHE’S GETTING ON THE ALTERNATIVE TEAM. SHE’S HAD A GREAT MATCH HERE.>>SHE’S HAD A GREAT MATCH, BUT THE BALL WAS SET OFT NET AND SHE DIDN’T HAVE ROOM FOR AN APPROACH, BUT SHE MADE THE SURE SHE GOT THE LAST TWO SETS IN PLACE AND TOOK CARE OF THE BALL.>>HUDSON WITH THE POINT. SECOND OFF THE KILL DEBERG, THE ENTIRE OFFENSE RESOLVES AROUND HER. A GREAT SETTER, AS WELL. THEY WON 18 STRAIGHT. A MUST WIN HERE IN THE THIRD. JANESVILLE DOWN THE LINE. NICE SET. BEAUTIFUL BLOCK. AND A SOLO STOP.>>AGAIN, I’M NOT SURE IT’S UP THE MIDDLE WITH DEBERG, ALL SHE’S GOT TO DO IS STAND THERE. I’D MOVE AROUND AND DO A SLIDE, SET QUICKLY TO THE PIN OUTSIDE, TRY AND MAKE DEBERG MOVE. DON’T MAKE IT TOO EASY ON HER.>>THE OUTSIDE, BLOCKED. THE RESULT, 23-20. TIMEOUT CALLED BY JANESVILLE. THEY NEED JUST TWO MORE POINTS, BUT HUDSON IS NOT ROLLING OVER AND HANDING THEM THE TROPHY. LET’S GO INSIDE THE HUDSON HUDDLE.>>WE’VE GOT TO PLAY COMING OUT OF THIS TIMEOUT. WE’VE GOT TO GET TO 21 AND FIGHT OUR WAY BACK IN, ALL RIGHT? WE DON’T HAVE ANY POINT TO SPARE, BUT WE CAN GIVE IT EVERYTHING WE’VE GOT RIGHT HERE. HERE WE GO.>>THEY’RE PLAYING LIKE A COHESIVE TEAM A GREAT SOLID UNIT RIGHT NOW. AND THEY NEED TO IF THEY WANT TO FIND A WAY TO WIN THIS THIRD SET. A LOT OF WORK TO DO. THEY’VE GOT TO CLIMB OUT, STRINGING TOGETHER A NICE RUN. WE’RE SET. JANESVILLE WAITING TO SERVE. GOOD PASS, SET TO THE OUT, THAT’S DOWN TO THE POINT. MATCH POINT HERE IN THE CLASS 1A TITLE GAME. SHE STARTED WEARING THE NUMBER 1. NOW WEARING NUMBER 9.>>BUT SHE’S STILL 1 IN OUR HEARTS, RIGHT?>>JANESVILLE DEFENDS THEIR STATE TITLE. THEY ARE YOUR 2016 CLASS 1A CHAMPIONS. [APPLAUSE] THEY WORKED SO HARD ALL YEAR LONG TO GET TO THIS POINT. THE EMOTION THAT JANESVILLE HAS AS THEY GET THE CHAMPIONSHIP PINK T-SHIRTS AND HUDSON, THEY CAN HOLD THEIR HEAD HIGH. FOR THE FIRST TRIP TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT, THEY MADE IT ALL THE WAY TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH. YOU HAVE TO LOVE SPORTS.>>>PRESENTING THE 2016 CLASS 1A ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM IS JOHN, REGIONAL MANAGER FOR THE IOWA FARM BUREAU. YOUR 2016 CLASS 1A ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM, LILY LIEKWEG FROM JANESVILLE. IFROM JANESVILLE, KENNEDY MEISTER. FROM SPRINGVILLE, MC KAYLA DEHAWSAL. FROM HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC, ALLIE REDDOLL. JAM JANESVILLE, BREE THOMPSON. FROM JANESVILLE, GILLIAN GERGEN. AND YOUR 1A ALL TOURNAMENT GAME CAPTAIN FROM HUDSON, KILEY DEBERG.>>THAT IS A LOOK AT YOUR CLASS 1A ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THOSE STUDENT ATHLETES AS WE GET READY FOR THE PICTURE, FOUR OF THEM FROM JANESVILLE, ONE FROM HUDSON, BRIGVILLE AND HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC BEING REPRESENTED THE, THE 1A ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM AS WE WRAP UP AND HAND OUT A COUPLE MORE TROPHIES HERE ON CHAMPIONSHIP FRIDAY FROM CEDAR RAPIDS.>>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, YOUR CLASS 1A STATE VOLLEYBALL RUNNER-UP, THE PIRATES FROM HUDSON AND COACH STEVE BAIRD. [APPLAUSE] AND NOW YOUR 2016 CLASS 1A CHAMPIONS, COACH SHELLY SORENSEN AND THE WILDCATS FROM JANESVILLE. [APPLAUSE] I.>>CONGRATULATIONS TO JANESVILLE. THEY HOST THE WESTERN TROPHY JOINING THE OTHER CHAMPIONS HERE TODAY. WHAT A DAY, WHAT A YEAR, THE 2016 IOWA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SEASON IS OFFICIALLY OVER AND WE ARE SO HAPPY TO BE PART OF IT. WE CANNOT THANK OUR PRODUCTION TEAM ENOUGH. THEY’VE BEEN HERE SINCE 7 A.M., A FULL DAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP VOLLEYBALL HERE ON IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION. UNTIL NEXT YEAR, SO LONG FROM CEDAR RAPIDS. AND HAVE A HAPPY VETERANS DAY. FUNDING FOR THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION IOWA FARM BUREAU GIRLS STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IS PROVIDED BY — THE PATH TO GREATNESS STARTS EARLY. THE IOWA FARM BUREAU BELIEVES IN IOWA’S YOUTH AND THEIR PURSUIT OF GREATNESS. THAT’S WHY WE’RE PROUD TO BE THE TITLE SPONSOR OF THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION. EACH STUDENT’S EFFORT IS IMPORTANT AND WHEN ONE RISES WE ALL RISE TO A BETTER IOWA. FAREWAY, ALONG WITH NABISCO, TRUMOO, FRITO LAY AND SARA LEE IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THE 2016 IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS. WE CONGRATULATE ALL THE SCHOOLS AND STUDENT ATHLETES PARTICIPATING IN THIS YEAR’S GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS. FAREWAY, PROUD TO CARE FOR THE PLACES WE WORK AND LIVE. BY MUSCO LIGHTING, THE SPORTS LIGHTING SPECIALIST, PROVIDING LIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR YOU, YOUR PROJECT AND YOUR COMMUNITY. MIDAMERICAN ENERGY AND THEIR ENERGY ADVANTAGE PROGRAMS ARE DEDICATED TO INCREASING THE AWARENESS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN IOWA’S HOMES AND BUSINESS. INFORMATION IS AT

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