Sacred Heart Takes Down Assumption at LIVT

Valkyries win 25-17, 25-27, 25-20

The Valkyries defeated the Rockets 2-1 to win the LIVT title.

The Valkyries defeated the Rockets 2-1 to win the LIVT title.

Emily Perrone, Staff Reporter

Sacred Heart Academy defeated rival Assumption in the finals of the Louisville Invitational Volleyball Tournament this past weekend at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center.

SHA dominated Dupont Manual and Knoxville Catholic in Friday’s pool play.

On Saturday, SHA defeated Mercy in the quarter-finals, and followed up with a victory over top-seeded Walton (Ga.).

SHA, avenging a 0-3 loss to Assumption on Aug. 31, captured the LIVT title 2-1 over the Rockets 25-17, 25-27, 25-20.

The Valkyries will travel to Las Vegas this weekend to compete in the Durango Fall Classic. Follow @sha_sports and @DFC_vb for tournament updates.