Alma had a couple of triangulars last week on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday they traveled to Red Cloud and in the match against the Warriors Alma took the match. 2-1. Addison Siebels posted 14 kills and 10 digs while Riley Scott added 21 assists and Miley Whitney had 20 digs. Against Franklin, the Cardinals got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-15 and 25-14. Tierston Moore led the way with nine kills. Chayze Molzhan posted four blocks while Scott added 20 assists on the night. Thursday was a trip to Overton where the Cardinals fell to the Eagles in two sets, 2-0. Siebels pounded seven kills. In their match against Overton, the Cardinals fell 2-0. Siebels had seven kills. Alma is 14-9 on the season and will close out their regular season matches with a trip to Southern Valley on Tuesday, a road match with SEM on Thursday, and will host Hi-Line on Friday before heading into the RPAC tournament.
Arapahoe hosted Loomis on Tuesday and dropped the first two sets, 25-17 and 25-7 but bounced back to take sets three and four with set scores of 25-20 and 25-12, but ultimately came up short in the fifth set, 15-10 to lose the match 3-2. Sabrina Jacobsen led the Warriors with 16 kills. Defensively, Naomi Gutierrez had four blocks while Jacobsen had 15 digs and Berkley Warner had 13. On Thursday, Arapahoe traveled to Medicine Valley for a triangular with the Raiders and Paxton. Against Paxton, Arapahoe fell 2-1 after winning the first set 25-11, the Warriors dropped the final two sets 25-23 and 25-18. Against Medicine Valley, the Warriors fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-12 and 25-21. On Friday, Arapahoe traveled to Hi-Line for a match where it was another five-set match. Arapahoe took set one 25-18, dropped sets two and three 25-23 and 25-19, and then took sets four and five, 25-14 and 15-12 to win the match 3-2. The Warriors are 6-13 on the season and will travel to Axtell on Tuesday and host Almena-Northern Valley, KS on Thursday before they begin preparing for the RPAC tournament.
Bertrand only had one match this week and they played host to Axtell on Tuesday. The Vikings took set one 27-25 and then dropped the final three sets, 25-21, 25-19, and 25-20 to lose the match 3-1. Emma Brown led the way for Bertrand as she tallied 12 kills and had 16 digs. Shelby Schoene had three blocks and 19 digs, Brooklyn Evans tallied 18 digs, Katelyn Evans added 17 digs, and Addison Andersen tallied 12 digs and 33 assists. The Vikings are now 11-10 and have a busy week ahead as they will host a triangular with Wilcox-Hildreth and Ansley-Litchfield on Tuesday and then they will travel to Anselmo-Merna on Saturday for a tournament before they prep for the RPAC tournament.
Cambridge traveled to Cozad for a triangular on Tuesday. Against the Haymakers, Cambridge got the 2-0 win with set scores of 25-9 for both sets. Brylyn Springer had 10 kills for the Trojans while Mallory Springer added 24 assists. Against McCook, it was another sweep for Cambridge with set scores of 25-17 and 25-15. Jalen Kent posted 10 kills. The Trojans hosted a triangular on Thursday with Maywood-Hayes Center and Hoxie, KS. Against Hoxie, it was a 2-0 sweep for the Trojans and 10 kills from Erin Johnson to lead the team and B. Springer had five blocks. Cambridge swept the Wolves 2-0 and B. Springer had 11 kills while Johnson added four aces. The Trojans are 16-3 on the season and host a triangular on Tuesday with Maxwell and South Loup.
Dundy County Stratton traveled to Wauneta-Palisade on Tuesday where they were swept by the Broncos, 3-0 with set scores of 25-17, 25-7, and 25-12. On Thursday the Tigers traveled to Sutherland for a triangular. Against Sutherland, they fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-5 and 25-12. Against Maxwell, Dundy County Stratton fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-5 and 25-20. On Saturday, the Tigers traveled to Decatur Community for a tournament where they played four matches. Dundy County Stratton fell to Atwood-Rawlins County, KS 2-0. Against St. Francis, KS the Tigers fell 2-0. In their match against Decatur Community, Dundy County Stratton fell 2-0. In their final match against Hoxie, KS, the Tigers fell 2-0. They are now 0-23 on the season and will travel to Wallace on Tuesday for a triangular with the Wildcats and Paxton.
Hitchcock County traveled to Oakley, KS for a tournament on Saturday. Against Triplains/Brewster, KS, the Falcons got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-20 and 25-17. In their next match with Cheylin, KS, Hitchcock County got another 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-12 and 25-16. The Falcons swept Syracuse, KS 2-0 with set scores of 25-12 and 25-20. The next match featured Ulysses, KS and the Falcons had a little more of a match as the set scores were closer but Hitchcock County came away with the 2-0 sweep and set scores of 25-22 and 25-23. In the championship match against Oakley, KS, it took three sets to find a winner but ultimately it was Hitchcock County who got the 2-1 win with set scores of 25-13, 25-22, and 25-19. The Falcons are 15-9 on the season and will travel to Decatur Community, KS for a triangular with the Red Devils and Goodland, KS.
Maxwell traveled to Sutherland on Thursday for a triangular with the Sailors and Dundy County Stratton. Against the Tigers, the Wildcats got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-5 and 25-20. Against Sutherland, it took three sets as Maxwell dropped set one 25-14 and then picked up sets two and three with scores of 25-21 and 25-19 to win the match, 2-1. Maxwell is 11-10 on the season and will travel to Cambridge on Tuesday for a triangular with the Trojans and South Loup as well as host a triangular on Saturday with Hershey and North Platte St. Pats.
Maywood-Hayes Center traveled to Wallace for a triangular with the Wildcats and Brady. Against Wallace, the Wolves forced three sets as they dropped the first set 25-21, picked up the second set 25-18, and then dropped the third 25-7 and the match 2-1. It was another three-set match against Brady as Maywood-Hayes Center won the first set 25-19, dropped the second set 25-21, and then picked up the third set 25-21 and the match, 2-1. The Wolves traveled for a triangular in Cambridge on Thursday where they fell 2-0 to Cambridge with set scores of 25-16 and 25-12 as well as fell 2-0 to Hoxie, KS with set scores of 25-21 and 25-13. Maywood-Hayes Center is 10-9 on the season and will host a triangular on Tuesday with Medicine Valley and Brady.
Medicine Valley traveled to Perkins County on Tuesday for a triangular with the Plainsmen and Sandhills Valley. Against the Mavericks, it was a 2-0 sweep for Medicine Valley with set scores of 25-14 and 25-18. Remmi Stout posted five kills and Stella Heapy added four aces. Against Perkins County, the Raiders fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-22 and 25-16. Heapy had six kills to lead the team. On Thursday, Medicine Valley hosted a triangular with Arapahoe and Paxton. In the match against Arapahoe, they got the 2-0 sweep of the Warriors with set scores of 25-12 and 25-21. Stout posted eight kills. The Raiders were able to sweep Paxton in the next match, 2-0 with set scores of 25-20 and 25-21. Heapy and Stout each posted nine kills to lead the team. Medicine Valley is 10-9 on the season and will travel to Maywood-Hayes Center for a triangular on Tuesday with the Wolves and Brady, travel to Southwest on Thursday, and travel to Loomis on Friday.
Paxton traveled to Arthur County on Tuesday where they played in a triangular. Against Sandhills/Thedford, the Tigers fell 2-1 with set scores of 25-16, 25-20, and 26-24. Jacelyn Jorgensen posted 11 kills, 15 digs, and three aces while Audrey Holm added nine kills and three aces. Arthur County got the 2-0 sweep over Paxton with set scores of 25-21 and 25-20. Jordan Clouse led the Tigers with seven kills. On Thursday, it was a road trip to Medicine Valley for another triangular. Against Arapahoe, the Tigers pushed it to three sets but fell short, 2-1 with set scores of 25-11, 25-23, and 25-18. Against Medicine Valley, Paxton was swept 2-0 with set scores of 25-20 and 25-21. Paxton falls to 13-6 on the season and will travel to Wallace for a triangular with Dundy County Stratton and Wallace and will host Wallace on Friday.
Southern Valley traveled to Amherst on Tuesday and fell 3-0 with set scores of 25-21, 25-9, and 25-15. Ann Bose led the team with 13 kills while Tori Bose added three blocks. Brecklyn Hammond had 14 digs and 21 assists. The Eagles fall to 11-6 and will host Alma on Tuesday and then travel to Thayer County on Saturday for a tournament before preparing for the RPAC tournament.
Southwest traveled to Kansas on Tuesday for a triangular with a pair of Kansas teams. Against host, St. Francis, KS, the Roughriders took care of business with a 2-0 sweep and set scores of 25-11 and 25-19. Kyra Nelms led the team with 11 kills. Against Decatur County, KS, Southwest got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-13 and 25-12. Nelms and Payton Truksa each posted four kills while Truksa added four aces. Bryn Lampe had three aces and 11 assists. The Roughriders traveled to Overton on Thursday for another triangular and faced the Eagles and Alma. Against Alma, it was a 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-19 and 25-21. Nelms and Truksa each posted seven kills while Truksa added three aces. In a rematch with Overton, the Roughriders fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-11 and 25-14. Truksa posted four kills to lead the team. Southwest is now 18-2 on the year and will travel to North Platte St. Pats for a triangular with the Irish and Chase County on Tuesday, host Medicine Valley on Thursday, and travel to Brady on Friday.
Wallace hosted a triangular on Tuesday with Brady and Maywood-Hayes Center. Against Brady, the Wildcats got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-18 and 25-20. Kendyl Flaming posted seven kills in the match. Mariana Aceves-Lopez picked up 18 digs while Kaley Sauser added 14 assists. Against Maywood-Hayes Center, it took three sets but the Wildcats came out on top with the 2-1 win and set scores of 25-21, 25-18, and 25-7. Flaming posted 13 kills while Reagan Finley added 11 kills. Flaming and Sauser each had three aces in the match while Sauser had 30 assists and Aceves-Lopez had 16 digs. On Thursday, Wauneta-Palisade came to town and the Wildcats got the 3-0 sweep with set scores of 25-19, 25-22, and 25-8. Flaming had a monster game as she pounded 26 kills in the match and picked up 13 digs. Sauser added 43 assists in the match and Aceves-Lopez led the team in digs with 19. Wallace is now 19-2 on the season and will host a triangular on Tuesday with Paxton and Dundy County Stratton and travel to Paxton on Friday.
Wauneta-Palisade hosted Dundy County Stratton on Tuesday where they were able to get the 3-0 sweep over the Tigers with set scores of 25-17, 25-7, and 25-12. On Thursday, the Broncos traveled to Wallace where they fell 3-0 to the Wildcats with set scores of 25-19, 25-22, and 25-8. Wauneta-Palisade is 8-12 on the season and will host a triangular on Tuesday with Garden County and Perkins County as well as host Arthur County on Friday.