Leesburg, VA (August 24, 2016) – The Loudoun County Raiders opened up the 2016 regular season in defense of their 2015 VSHL Group 4A State Championship title with a decisive victory over the Tuscarora Huskies by the scores 25-16, 25-11, and 25-18.
The Raiders were led by Hailey Rubino (8 kills, 8 service points, 4 aces, 1 solo block, 7 digs), Ashley Rubino (6 kills, 2 service points, 2 block assists, 4 digs, 1 assist), Hannah Aycock (4 kills, 10 service points, 2 aces, 3 block assists, 2 digs), Megan Bukala (4 kills, 2 digs), Sela Carrington (4 kills, 1 block assist), Jensen Robberstad (2 kills, 1 dig), Megan Grimes (1 assist), Andersen Vaughan (1 kill, 7 service points, 2 aces, 5 digs, 11 assists), Kaitlyn Nguyen (2 kills, 5 service points, 1 ace, 7 digs, 12 assists), Rebecca Frey (3 service points, 4 digs, 2 assists), Rachael Cullen (5 service points, 2 aces, 4 digs), Josi Williams (2 service points, 2 aces, 5 digs), and Hannah Sauer (3 digs).
The defending VHSL Group 4A Volleyball State Champions, and have hoisted the state championship trophy a Virginia record 8-times. The Raiders have also won the Regional Championship 10 consecutive years, the conference tournament 9 out of the last 10 years, and have been crowned regular season conference champions for 10 consecutive years.
The Raiders dynasty will be back in action on Thursday, September 1, when they take on conference foe Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville.
Viva Loudoun photographer Aaron Wyche was on hand to photograph the action and post this GALLERY with 142 images.
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