Vandalia Vertical, a traveling eighth-grade volleyball team, placed third among 22 teams in the Eastside VBC University of Illinois Spring Festival Tournament. Vandalia only lost one match during the tournament, and that came to the eventual champion. In the third-place match, the Verticals beat Decatur, 25-18, 25-17. The team is pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Jessica Booker, Kayleigh Magnus, Jori Wagner and Mercedes Reynolds. In the back are: Johanna Walton, Kadi Metzger, Alexandria Sasse, Madison Click, Jessica Sullens and coach Kevin Helm.