Posted On: 11/16/19 3:58 PM

In the IHSA 3A semifinal matches, Sterling defeated Nazareth and Joliet Catholic (JCA) beat University Normal (U-High), both matches in straight sets. Pairs of players and in some cases, pairs of pairs highlighted the bracket.

Sterling def. Nazareth 25-19, 25-18

Dynamic Duo #1 - 
Bree Borum (2020, 6'0, RS/S, Sterling)
Alexis Rodriguez (2021, 5'7, L, Sterling)
Bree Borum had 7 kills for the match, all off of Alexis Rodriguez's sets. Although playing the libero position, Rodriguez is really a setter in this scheme. Her first past was always perfect and Bree would put that ball down with that big lefty swing of hers.

Dynamic Duo #2 - 
Bree Borum (2020, 6'0, RS/S, Sterling)
Brooklyn Borum (2020, 6'0, OH, Sterling)
Not a misprint, the twins were bookends for Sterling, getting kills at either antenna, during the same rotation. Bree had 13 assists, 12 of them had to be to sister Brook!

Dynamic Dou Trio 
Kathrine Sandt, (2023, 5'11, S, Nazareth) 
Izzy Decker, (2021, 5'10, OH, Nazareth)
Kathryn Hurta, (2022, 6'0, S-OH, Nazareth)
The three combined for 16-of-22 Nazareth kills and 18 of the teams 21 sets. Hurta had

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