Hempfield hadn’t played Garden Spot this year and they had never lost a set in L-L League play either.
That changed in the second set of tonight’s title matchup, which Garden Spot won by a score of 25-21. The Spartans led late in the 3rd set but Hempfield stormed back and prevailed.
The Spartans (16-3) effort was not enough to dethrone the reigning L-L League champions as Hempfield (17-0) went on to win the match 3-1 (25-9, 21-25, 26-24, 25-13 at Manheim Township High School.
Both teams were undefeated in L-L League play this year.
This is the 17th League title for Hempfield.
Garden Spot, the Section Two champion beat Manheim Township, the Section One runner-up 3-1 to advance to the finals.
Hempfield, the Section One champion defeated Lancaster Mennonite, the Section Three champion 3-0 in the semifinals.
Interview with Hempfield Team Captains Megan Criste and Jailene Lugo:
Interview with Hempfield Head Coach Andrew Orlee:
Interview with Kylie Ulrich:
Final 2018 Girls Volleyball Standings: