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Boys volleyball: Douglas County claims Colorado’s first ever state championship

Boys volleyball: Douglas County claims Colorado's first ever state championship

Douglas District is Colorado’s first historically speaking secondary school young men volleyball champion.

On Saturday at Rock Gully Secondary School, the Huskies won 25-15, 25-17, 25-18 over Legend to polish off an ideal season with 18 successes toward the finish of a pivotal mission for the new game in its first season with CHSAA endorsing.

There will be a lot more young men volleyball champions to come in Colorado. However, the current year’s Douglas District gathering can generally say it was the first.

“It’s anything but a huge inclination first to realize we will play,” Douglas Region mentor Jason Fitzgerald said. “This group needed this second from Day 1. This lays the basis for our group as well as for groups in the remainder of the state. We are anticipating the development of the young men game, everybody we saw this competition has improved incredibly this season and I can just envision the degree of play in this state will be going up from here.”

The Pascua siblings overwhelmed in the match, similarly as they had the entire season with Jayden Pascua recording 14 kills and his sibling Jensen Pascua scoring 25 helps.

I don’t have a clue what to say, it is simply cool to the point that I will be here and play with my sibling,” Jayden Pascua said. “We have consistently had a solid relationship and it certainly helped on the court today, playing volleyball has united us from various perspectives and I’m glad to will have this second with him.”

Connor Shumate additionally assumed a major part for the Huskies with 10 kills and an expert that animated the Douglas Area dependable.

“We were unable to have done it without the fans the entire season. They brought the energy we required without fail,” Shumate said. “It was so ideal to play before that group, particularly for young men volleyball in our first season. It is uncommon to will play the main season a game is endorsed and I’m so happy I had the opportunity to be a piece of this group and we won the state title collectively.”

To arrive at the title game, Douglas District won 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 over Eaglecrest in the elimination rounds of the eight-group Season D state competition. In the contrary elimination round, Legend won 25-23, 25-21, 25-20 against Bravery Christian.

With the Coronavirus pandemic dropping the main period of young men volleyball in the express, this title implies a ton to many individuals. In any case, for the players, that unique inclination is something that won’t ever disappear.

“We endeavored to will arrive,” Fitzgerald said. “Each time we achieved something, be it the alliance champion or territorial hero, we were quick to do it and that implied a great deal to this gathering. The energy in this structure was dynamite and the instructing of these players prior to coming to secondary school was mind boggling. I’m honored to have a particularly skilled group.”

The title denotes the twelfth state title in general for Douglas District.

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