Neuqua Valley looks to upset Benet Academy in front of its home fans in regional semifinal action. The Wildcats were able to pull out the 25-19 win in the first set before a thrilling second. Back and forth throughout, Benet Academy senior Jackson Van Eekeren made a couple big plays to tie it at 23 late before the Redwings pulled out a 26-24 win. In the third, Neuqua Valley was firmly in control getting the 25-17 win. The Wildcats were led by senior Karl Deichmann with 9 kills and 9 blocks, while Kevin Young also had 9 blocks on the night.
Neuqua Valley will face West Aurora in the Regional final.
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