Rep. Spain welcomed the Germantown Hills Middle School volleyball team to the Illinois House this week to congratulate them on winning the 2023 Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) Class 3A eighth grade girls volleyball championship.
The Warrior’s championship is the program’s firsts. The young ladies finished the season with a record of 22-5-0. The team included Gabby Blahnik, Maddie Culp, Addie Lahood, Allie Lueddecke, Ella Miller, Keira Murray, Allie Nelson, Jenna Oderwald, Abby Petersen, Addison Riggins, Ella Seckler, Aurelia Slape, Gillian Tyra, Tabby Vandeschraaf, and Junie Wagoner.
The team was led by Head Coach Gail Elbert, Assistant Coaches Kasey VandeSchraaf and Victoria West. The manager was Lydia Beard and scorekeeper was Sarah Light.
The team and coaching staff were able to visit Rep. Spain’s office and were introduced on the House Floor.
Rep. Spain congratulates the team on their season and championship!