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The Kennedy High School varsity girls volleyball team recently captured an IHSA regionals championship, reportedly the first in school history.

At the regionals tournament, held at Mansueto High School, the Crusaders first defeated Morgan Park High School 25-14, 25-2 on Oct. 26, and then advanced to the finals, where they defeated Washington High School 18-25, 25-19, 25-17.

Days later, in sectionals action at De La Salle Institute, they were eliminated by St. Laurence. Team members include Xitlali Lopez, Ella Fasula, Amya Cabral, Alyssa Prather, Olivia Godlewski, Josephina Nowotnik, Helena Nowotnik, Linda Perez, Alejandra Gutierrez, Esther Komperda, Rebecca Burns, Sara Zavala and Natalia Renteria. The girls are led by Coach Anne-Stacey Camilotes.

–Photo courtesy of Tina Ptak

 

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