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Union edges Columbus 3-2 in 3A volleyball regional

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Seventh ranked Union needed to rally from a 2-1 deficit taking the final 2 games to get past #13 Waterloo Columbus in the opening round of the class 3A volleyball regionals.

Columbus used a solid defensive effort in the third game to take the advantage.  Sophomore Brooke Craig picked up 3 blocks in the third game.  The Sailors rallied from a 19-15 deficit to win 25-22.

Union regained their composure in the fourth game.  The Knights rode a strong offensive performance by Payton Hilton and Sam Barz to win the game 25-16.  Union dominated the deciding 5th game picking up a 15-7 win.  Barz led the Knights with 23 kills, Hilton added another 13.

Union advances to face Dyersville Beckman in the 2nd round of regionals.

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