Cats victorious at Regionals

The Ignacio Volleycats gather around the 2A-Region XII Championships' first-place award Sat., Nov. 6, following a five-game victory over Greeley Union Colony Prep (as well as an earlier three-game sweep of Collbran Plateau Valley) inside IHS Gymnasium.
Ignacio's Grace Gonzales (10) hits cross-court for a kill over Greeley Union Colony Prep's Mariah Glasper (8) and Lili Luo (3) during the 2A-Region XII Championships' first-place match Sat., Nov. 6, inside IHS Gymnasium. The Volleycats' 23-25, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-10 victory secured them a spot in the next weekend's State Championships in Colorado Springs.
Ignacio's Harmony Reynolds (5) rejects Collbran Plateau Valley's Maddisyn Miller during the 2A-Region XII Championships' opening match Sat., Nov. 6, inside IHS Gymnasium. The Volleycats would win 25-20, 27-25, 27-25 to advance into the title match, keeping alive their dreams of reaching the next weekend's State Championships in Colorado Springs. PVHS, meanwhile, would be eliminated 15-25, 13-25, 14-25 by Greeley Union Colony Prep in the day's second contest.
The Ignacio Volleycats on the floor for match point begin celebrating the team's wild 23-25, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-10 come-from-behind victory over Greeley Union Colony Prep in the 2A-Region XII Championships' finale Sat., Nov. 6, inside IHS Gymnasium. Coming not long after a 25-20, 27-25, 27-25 win over Collbran Plateau Valley in the day's opening match, the victory secured IHS a spot in the next weekend's State Championships in Colorado Springs.
Ignacio senior Alexis Pontine leaps with the CHSAA Class 2A-Region XII Championships' first-place – and State Qualifier – plaque as the Volleycats sing the IHS Fight Song following their 23-25, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-10 come-from-behind win over Greeley Union Colony Prep inside IHS Gymnasium Sat., Nov. 6. Joining Pontine in celebration, from left, are Grace Gonzales (10), Lexy Young, Elisia Cruz (11) and Kacey Brown (4).
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum