Henderson County is one step closer to defending its Second Region volleyball championship. The Lady Colonels opened the regional tournament with a 3-0 sweep over University Heights Academy Monday night at Trigg County. Going for a three-peat in the Second Region, Henderson took down the Lady Blazers 25-17, 25-17, 25-21. The Lady Colonels set the tone in the opening set. After being tied at 7-7, Henderson rode a 10-1 burst to take control and win the first frame.