2011 Iowa State Volleyball Tournament

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Class 1A First Round


LeMars Gehlen Catholic 21-25-25-25, East Union 25-12-18-10


Steph Rohe had 15 kills and 14 digs to lead second-ranked LeMars Gehlen Catholic to a 21-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-10 victory over East Union in Class 1A first round play at the Iowa State Volleyball Tournament in Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon.


The Jays (33-1) will  face Janesville or Holy Trinity Catholic in the Class 1A semifinals Friday at 7:30 p.m.


Gehlen Catholic overcame a slow start, dropping the first set 25-21, before getting things rolling. Katelin Langel added 12 kills, four service aces and 16 digs. The Jays also had 13 service aces as a team in the match.


Amber Friend had 11 kills to lead East Union, who finishes the year 32-5 after making their second-straight state tournament trip.