Posted On: 11/10/19 3:12 PM
Assumption captured its third straight KHSAA Volleyball State Championship at Valley High School on Sunday, shutting out rival Mercy 3-0 in the 2019 title match.
National high school volleyball powerhouse Assumption claimed the 22nd state title in its tradition-rich history, which has spanned 28 years.
Assumption won 25-22, 25-21, 25-18 over Mercy.
Ms. Kentucky Volleyball Anna DeBeer was named the MVP of the state tournament. DeBeer, who has committed to Louisville, led Assumption with 19 kills and nine digs. Rylee Rader, a standout who was named Ms. Kentucky Volleyball in 2018, added 11 kills for the Rockets. Both DeBeer and Rader have been honored as First Team Under Armour All-Americans.
Veteran head coach Ron Kordes guided Assumption to the 2019 state volleyball title.
Caitlin Carpenter paced Mercy with 13 kills. In another solid defensive effort for the Jaguars, Eleanor Bevin registered a match-high 18 digs.
The Rockets defeated Mercy for the third time in the 2019 high school volleyball season. When the two Louisville high school volleyball rivals met during the regular-season, Assumption won 25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 25-22 on Sept. 9 and 25-19, 25-20, 29-27 on Oct. 10.
Following the high school state tournament, numerous members of each high