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Volleyball Camp draws dozens to RLC campus

Over two dozen aspiring volleyball athletes worked on their skills Saturday during Rend Lake College’s Volleyball Camp. Throughout the week, the girls – grades 6 through 8 – worked with RLC Volleyball Coach Sara Crews and members of the RLC Volleyball team on serving, passing, blocking, and much more.

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The campers pictured are, in alphabetical order, Ava Barker of Mt. Vernon, Jy’Zaree Barney of Mt. Vernon, Ashton Barton of Coulterville, Afton Buchanan of Mt. Vernon, Samantha Coleman of Mt. Vernon, Meegan Deer of Benton, Sydney Downen of Dahlgren, Faith Ford of Du Quoin, Alexus Hartnell of Belle Rive, Garbriella Hartnell of Belle Rive, Aubry Kaufman of McLeansboro, Kayln Koester of Dix, Caroline Lueke of McLeansboro, Elaina Montgomery of Mt. Vernon, Macy Mount of Dix, Lilly Nevill of Tamaroa, Jennifer Redmon of Dahlgren, Cierra Reed of Fairfield, Demi Ren of Benton, Haleigh Rynski of Woodlawn, Bailey Sellers of Mt. Vernon, Hallie Sledge of Opdyke, Jy’Keeya Smith of Mt. Vernon, Majaiah Spells of Mt. Vernon, Emily Wheeler of Mt. Vernon. RLC Volleyball athletes who helped are Ashley Allen of Carbondale, Ryann French of Woodlawn, Justine Knop of Steeleville, Alex Kubiak of Ashley, Stephanie Layne of Murphysboro, Danielle Sitzes of Cisne, Randi Smith of Marion, Taylor Tomazzoli of Cobden, Katelyn Weis of Coulterville, and Kayla Wesselmann of Hoyleton. Not pictured is Dana Rubenacker of Dahlgren.
(ReAnne Palmer / RLC Public Information)

RLC Volleyball athletes paired with five girls each and competed throughout the day Saturday, to work on both skills and match-ups. Each camper had the chance to serve and attack during the matches.
(ReAnne Palmer / RLC Public Information)

Two teams faced-off during the Championship game Saturday afternoon. During the matches, the girls used the skills they’d practiced all day in an effort to take the title.
(ReAnne Palmer / RLC Public Information)