After a season that saw four different teams leading the region race, the Jordan Beetdiggers finally emerged as Region 2 champions Thursday night. Jordan defeated West Jordan 15-4, 15-9, to finish first in the region.
Julie Leatherwood finished with seven kills, while teammate Emily Anderson added 5 kills and 5 blocks in the win.In other volleyball games Tuesday:
ALTA DEF. RIVERTON 15-8, 15-11: The Hawks got great performances from Tina Fonoimoana and Stephanie Miles to earn the win.
BINGHAM DEF. BRIGHTON 8-15, 15-9, 15-10: The Miners improved to 10-4 with the Region 2 win. For Brighton, Carrie Grant posted 10 service points.
HILLCREST DEF. COPPER HILLS 15-9, 13-15, 15-9: Ashley Kessler recorded 10 service points and Krista Stoker added 10 assists as the Huskies topped the Grizzlies in three games.
SKYLINE DEF. GRANGER 16-14, 15-7: The Eagles soared to the win on the wings of Melissa Osterloh, who notched 13 kills in the win. For Granger, Amanda Orgill had 19 kills and teammate Pearlisha Alo added 21 assists.
COTTONWOOD DEF. KEARNS 15-8, 15-3: Cottonwood downed Kearns with ease to move to 9-1 in Region 3 action.
TAYLORSVILLE DEF. HUNTER 15-6, 15-4: The Warriors improved to 3-7 with a solid win over region foe Hunter. Taylorsville's Megan Larsen recorded seven kills and teammate Shawnee Slade added five kills in the win.
WOODS CROSS DEF. MURRAY 15-6, 15-7: The Wildcats remained unbeaten with another win over a Region 5 opponent. For Woods Cross, Kathryn Lovell posted 17 kills and teammate Jess Silver added 16 assists and four digs in the victory.
OLYMPUS DEF. EAST
HIGHLAND DEF. BOUNTIFUL 15-4, 15-3: Highland moved to 12-2 in Region 5 behind the standout performances of Lindsay Wiseman and Krystal Hendrixs. Wiseman had 21 assists and Hendrixs added nine kills.
CYPRUS DEF. WEST 15-7, 15-4: The Pirates moved to 8-6 on the year thanks to the performance of Talisha Tima, who recorded seven saves and two blocks in the win.
PLEASANT GROVE DEF. MOUNTAIN VIEW 15-5, 15-8: The Vikings moved to 6-2 in Region 7 with a win over the Bruins. PG's Jeralyn Cook posted nine kills and teammate Lindsay Durrant added eight kills in the game. Viking Jamie Kartchner also contributed 19 assists and three aces.
TIMPANOGOS DEF. OREM 15-6, 16-14: Kristin Richards led Timpanogos to the Region 7 win with 15 kills. The win moved Timpanogos to 7-1 in region play.