LE MARS — No. 4 Gehlen Catholic had to rally from a 2-1 deficit to beat No. 12 Newell-Fonda in five sets Tuesday night at the Le Mars Community competition gym to claim the region 1, Class 1A volleyball championship. The victory earned the Lady Jays their 12th overall State tournament appearance and their 10th in the last 11 seasons under coach Mike Meyer. The scores were 13-25, 25-18, 18-25, 25-15, 15-7.
(photo courtesy of Allison Schilling)