GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The Rockford volleyball team beat Forest Hills Central in three sets Thursday at Grand Haven High School to win a division one regional championship.
"It means a lot," Rams senior libero Alina Anderson said. "It has only happened four times in Rockford history and this team is something special I have never seen the hard work and motivation and I just thank them so much because the regional championship is a big deal."
Rockford nearly lost a big lead in the first set before pulling it out 25-23 and then rolling to a 25-14 win in set two.
"I think we were more determined to play harder," Rams senior outside hitter Ava Horton said about the second set. "We were a little bit down in the first set, making a couple of errors and then we came out with more motivation to go harder in the second set."
Rockford took the third set 25-23 to advance.
The Rams will play OK Red rival Hudsonville in the state quarterfinal next Tuesday at Holland's Dutch Dome.
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