WINTER HAVEN (SNN-TV) - The Venice Indians volleyball team traveled to Winter Haven's Polk State College Saturday for a collision with Hagerty in the 7A State Championship game.

In the title game for the first time in five seasons, Brian Wheatley's Indians struggled initially, dropping the first set to the Huskies 25-21, but Venice would win the second and third sets, 25-18 and 25-20, before the 4th-set match-point kill by Summer Kohler, giving the Indians the 25-16 win, for Venice's sixth championship in program history.

The Indians ended the season 22-4 and won 10 straight games dating back to October 11th, when they last lost to Cardinal Mooney. The Indians were dominant in those final ten game, losing only 4 sets out of a total of 35.