Chase for the Championship
Le Jardin to defend crown against Sacred Hearts


Le Jardin will try for its third straight Division II state title when it takes on Sacred Hearts in the title match of the New City Nissan D2 State Championships.

The Bulldogs defeated Damien in four sets and the Lancers swept Waimea to set up Saturday's night championship at the Neal Blaisdell Center Arena. First serve is slated for 5:00 p.m.

Ellie Diersbock had 14 kills with four blocks and Halle Hetzler added 13 kills with five blocks to lead Le Jardin in its 25-20, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17 win over the Monarchs. Nive Tuileta was also key with 11 kills, 24 assists, nine digs, seven blocks and two aces.

Leading Sacred Hearts in its 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 win over the Menehunes was Kayla Murray with 13 kills. Ramsaye Wakinekona added 11 more and Ryanne Burnett followed with nine kills and 13 digs.




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