Alma hosted a pair of triangulars this past week on Tuesday and on Thursday. On Tuesday, action began with Wilcox-Hildreth where the Cardinals were able to sweep the Falcons, 2-0. Addison Siebels led the way as she was able to pound home seven kills. In their next match with Franklin, the Cardinals defeated the Flyers 2-0. Siebels led the way again with six kills. Alma had a strong serve game during the match as they totaled 11 service aces. Riley Scott tallied four aces, while Siebels and Tierston Moore posted three aces each. The Cardinals hosted another triangular on Thursday with Bertrand and Cambridge. In the Bertrand match, Alma fell 2-0. Siebels posted five kills while Miley Whitney added three aces and 10 digs. In the match with Cambridge, the Cardinals fell 2-0. Moore led the way with five kills and Chayse Molzahn tallied four blocks. Alma is 3-4 on the season and will travel to Wilcox-Hildreth for a triangular with the Falcons and Northern Valley, KS, and will host Elm Creek on Thursday. Alma will also travel to Hitchcock County on Saturday for a tournament.
Arapahoe hosted Dundy County Stratton and Hitchcock County in a triangular on Thursday which was one of our Featured Matchups. Check out the recap on that here. Arapahoe improves to 3-0 on the season and will travel to Maywood-Hayes Center on Tuesday for a triangular with the Wolves and Loomis. The Warriors will also host Brady on Thursday and travel to Hitchcock County on Saturday for a tournament.
Bertrand traveled to Elm Creek on Tuesday night and was able to win the match 3-1 over the Buffaloes. The Vikings were strong from the service line as they totaled 13 aces; serving leaders were Beth Pelton with six aces and Emma Brown and Addison Andersen each tallied five aces. Brown added 21 kills and 15 digs and Andersen accumulated 40 assists to lead the Vikings. On Thursday, Bertrand traveled to Alma for a triangular with Cambridge and the Cardinals. In their first match against Alma, Bertrand was able to sweep the Cardinals 2-0 with scores of 25-21 and 25-22. Leading the Vikings was Pelton with seven kills. In the match with Cambridge, Bertrand fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-17 and 25-23. Brooklyn Evans led the way with five kills. The Vikings are 3-1 on the year and host Medicine Valley on Tuesday and travel to Cozad on Thursday for a triangular with the Haymakers and Hi-Line. Bertrand will also take part in the Loomis tournament on Saturday.
Cambridge had a triangular on Thursday with Bertrand and Alma where the Trojans were able to defeat both the Cardinals and the Vikings 2-0. In the match with Alma, the Trojans won 25-12 and 25-18 and were led by Erin Johnson with 10 kills. In the match with Bertrand, Cambridge won with set scores of 25-17 and 25-23. Cambridge improved to 4-1 on the season and will host a triangular with North Platte St. Pat's and Dundy County Stratton on Tuesday and will travel to battle with Overton on Thursday.
Dundy County Stratton traveled to Arapahoe on Thursday evening to battle with the Warriors and Hitchcock County. These matches were one of our Featured Matchups which you can read about here. The Tigers fall to 0-5 and will be on the road this week as they travel to Cambridge for a triangular with the Trojans and North Platte St. Pat's as well as travel to Medicine Valley on Thursday to take on the Raiders.
Hitchcock County took on Arapahoe and Dundy County Stratton in a triangular on Thursday evening. This was a Featured Matchup for us and you can read more about those matches here. Hitchcock County is 3-3 on the year and will travel to Wallace on Tuesday for a triangular with the Wildcats and Perkins County. Hitchcock County will also host their home tournament on Saturday.
Maxwell had one match this week. On Thursday the Wildcats played host to Brady and fell in the match 3-0 with set scores of 25-23, 25-19, and 25-15. Maxwell is 2-3 on the year and will travel to Maywood-Hayes Center on Thursday and will play in the Loomis tournament on Saturday.
Maywood-Hayes Center traveled to Kansas on Thursday evening for a triangular with Rawlins County and Southwest. In their match with Rawlins County, the Wolves were able to win 2-0 with set scores of 25-18 and 27-25. In their match with Southwest, Maywood-Hayes Center fell 2-0 with set scores of 25-22 and 25-20. On Friday the Wolves hosted South Loup and were able to bounce back from their loss the night before with a 3-1 victory over the Bobcats. After dropping the first set 25-19, the Wolves were able to pick up the next three sets 25-23, 25-20, and 25-20. Maywood-Hayes Center is 3-2 on the season and will host a triangular with Arapahoe and Loomis on Tuesday, host Maxwell on Tuesday, and then travel to Hitchcock County on Saturday for a tournament.
Medicine Valley had one match this week and they battled with Hi-Line on Tuesday where the Raiders picked up the 3-0 sweep over the Bulls with set scores of 25-11, 25-20, and 25-16. Stella Heapy and Remmi Stout both pounded home 11 kills each. Heapy added six aces and 12 digs while Kylie Rose added 13 assists and 12 digs. The Raiders are 4-2 on the season and will travel to Bertrand on Tuesday, host Dundy County Stratton on Thursday, and travel to Callaway on Saturday for the Seven Valleys tournament.
Paxton hosted Sutherland on Tuesday and was able to get the match sweep 3-0 with set scores of 25-20, 25-19, and 25-18. Jacelyn Jorgensen posted 14 kills and Audrey Holm added an additional 11 kills for the Tigers. On Thursday, Paxton traveled to Garden County and defeated the Eagles 3-0 with a set scores of 25-15, 25-22, and 27-25. Paxton improves to 4-0 and travels to Brady on Tuesday and travel back to Garden County on Thursday for a triangular with the Eagles and Minatare.
Southern Valley had to be road warriors this week as they traveled to Gothenburg on Tuesday and Thursday they traveled to Cozad. In their match with the Swedes on Tuesday, the Eagles fell 3-0 with set scores of 25-15, 25-20, and 25-21. Ann Bose pounded home 11 kills. On Thursday, Southern Valley bounced back with a 3-1 win over the Haymakers. Bose posted 25 kills and 16 digs, Adi Hunt pounded 12 kills, 10 digs, and three blocks, and Tori Bose accounted for 10 kills. Southern Valley is 3-1 on the season and will travel to Franklin on Tuesday for a triangular with the Flyers and Elm Creek. On Thursday, the Eagles will travel to Southwest for a triangular with the Roughriders and Sutherland and then on Saturday, Southern Valley will play in the Elm Creek tournament.
Southwest traveled to Kansas on Thursday for a triangular with Rawlins County and Maywood-Hayes Center. In the match with Rawlins County, the Roughriders got the 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-20 and 25-18. In the match with Maywood-Hayes Center, it was another 2-0 sweep with set scores of 25-22 and 25-20. Southwest is 6-0 on the season and will host a triangular with Southern Valley and Elm Creek on Thursday.
Wallace traveled to Arthur County on Tuesday for a triangular. In their match with Arthur County, the Wildcats picked up the 2-0 sweep. Kendyl Flaming, Reagan Finley, and Brooke Bryant each had five kills respectively. Wallace dropped the match to Sandhills-Thedford 2-1. Flaming led the way with 11 kills and 15 digs and Bryant added eight kills. Skyler Kuhlman added three service aces and two blocks while Kaley Sauser added 21 assists. On Thursday, Wallace traveled to Sandhills Valley for another triangular. In their match with Sandhills Valley, the Wildcats got the 2-0 sweep. Flaming posted nine kills. Wallace was also able to get the 2-0 sweep over Hyannis. Flaming tallied seven kills and four aces. Sauser added 18 assists. The Wildcats are now 3-2 on the season and host a triangular on Tuesday with Perkins County and Hitchcock County and then will travel to Loomis on Saturday for a tournament.
Wauneta-Palisade only had one match this week and they hosted South Platte on Friday where they were able to get the sweep, 3-0, with set scores of 25-22, 25-10, and 25-20. The Broncos are 2-3 on the season and will travel to Atwood, KS to take on Rawlins County and St. Francis, KS on Thursday. On Saturday, Wauneta-Palisade will take part in the Hitchcock County tournament.