COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A perfect 10 to cap a perfect season.
The No. 1 Eaton girls volleyball team won its 10th title in program history on Thursday night, defeating Sterling in four sets to claim the Class 3A crown. The Reds also finished the 2021 season unblemished at 18-0.
"It was so many emotions at once. So many people doubted us at one time and we proved every single one of them wrong. I'm so happy about it," Eaton's Sydney Leffler told 9NEWS after the game.
Eaton cruised in the first set, capturing it 25-14 before Sterling punched back to win the second set 25-23. But the Reds proved why they were the best in 3A for a reason, winning set three 25-20 and set four 25-22.
The No. 3 Tigers have nothing to hang their heads about after finishing the year at 17-2.
But for Eaton, it was another special night, as their first state championship since 2017 got them a nice even 10 in their school's history.
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