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Allison Weidner, 1, and Tessa Deets, 12 with a block while Peighton Eisenmenger, Kylee Wessel and Kelly Pfeifer look on. Courtesy photos

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Senior Peighton Eisenmenger with a save on the net.

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Celebrating after Tessa and Allison's block on FCHS are Peighton Eisenmenger, 16, Kylee Wessel, 4, Kelly Pfeifer, 8, Tessa Deets, 12, and Allison Weidner, 1.

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Senior Allison Weidner with a kill.

Lady Flyers battle, but fall in first round to FCSH

It’s safe to say St. Francis has never faced anyone as good as Erison Vonderschmidt.

The Falls City Sacred Heart junior middle hitter knocked down 29 kills Thursday to lead her team past the Lady Flyers 23- 25, 25-15, 25-22 and 25-23 in the first round of the Class D-2 state playoffs at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The match was tight throughout, but between Vonderschmidt and Irish defense, it was too much for St. Francis to overcome.

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