Area State Volleyball First Round Matchups

LINCOLN – After snapping a five-year drought of not qualifying for state, the Wayne High volleyball team is looking to make some noise in the Class C1 bracket of the 2018 NSAA State Volleyball Championships.

The eight best teams from across the state in Classes A-D2 will all be in action Thursday afternoon through the evening in search of advancing in the first round.

Session One will open at 1:30 p.m. in Class C1 with #3 St. Paul (33-1) taking on #6 Syracuse (26-3), followed by #2 Lincoln Lutheran (32-3) vs. #7 Columbus Scotus (19-9) at 3:30 p.m., #4 Bishop Neumann (29-3) will face #5 Grand Island Central Catholic (30-4) at 5:30 p.m. and #1 Wahoo (32-2) vs. #8 Wayne (25-9) will close out the night at 7:30 p.m.

Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on 98.9 FM/AM 1590 The City and online at waynedailynews.com. Pregame coverage from Lincoln North Star HS is set for 7:15 p.m. or following the conclusion of match three.

Wayne High enters postseason play on a four-match winning streak where they have won 12 of their last 15 sets played. For Wahoo, they posted a perfect October record going 13-0 and winning now 14 straight while only dropping three sets out of 42 total sets. The Warriors haven’t dropped a match since falling in straight sets to Lincoln Lutheran on September 29 in the Ashland-Greenwood Invite.

 

State Bracket

Area teams will take over Class C2 from Lincoln Southwest High School with #2 Stanton (29-1) facing #7 Battle Creek (22-10) at 3:30 p.m.  as #5 Hartington Cedar Catholic (28-4) will take on #4 Thayer Central (26-6) at 7:30 p.m. Other C2 matches will feature #3 Blue Hill (29-2) vs. #6 Hastings St. Cecilia (22-10) at 1:30 p.m. and #1 Superior (29-2) vs. #8 Freeman (21-11) at 5:30 p.m.

Class D1 games (Lincoln East): #4 Pleasanton (31-2) vs. #5 Nebraska Christian (26-4) at 1:30 p.m., #1 Archbishop Bergan (30-4) vs. #8 North Platte St. Patrick’s (24-8) at 3:30 p.m., #3 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family (27-4) vs. #6 Diller-Odell (26-7) at 5:30 p.m. and #7 Cambridge (25-5) vs. #2 Johnson-Brock (29-3) at 7:30 p.m.

Class D2 games (Lincoln Southeast): #8 Falls City Sacred Heart (22-11) vs. #1 Ewing (29-2) at 1:30 p.m., #4 Wynot (23-4) vs. #5 Exeter-Milligan (23-8) at 3:30 p.m., #2 Bruning/Davenport Shickley (27-4) vs. #7 Cody-Kilgore (25-5) at 5:30 p.m. and #3 Mullen (27-3) vs. #6 Chambers/Wheeler Central at 7:30 p.m.

Class A games (PBA North Court): #2 Lincoln Pius X (34-2) vs. #7 Millard South (25-13) at 1:30 p.m., #3 Omaha Marian (26-11) vs. #6 Papillion-LaVista (25-13) at 3:30 p.m., #1 Millard North (35-2) vs. #8 Papillion LaVista South (18-17) at 5:30 p.m. and #4 Millard West (21-9) vs. #5 Gretna (22-7) at 7:30 p.m.

Class B games (PBA South Court): #4 Waverly (26-7) vs. #5 Alliance (29-5) at 1:30 p.m., #1 Elkhorn South (29-8) vs. #8 Grand Island Northwest (21-14) at 3:30 p.m., #3 Omaha Duchesne Academy (30-6) vs. #6 Norris (24-11) at 5:30 p.m. and #2 Omaha Skutt Catholic (24-5) vs. #7 Elkhorn (21-15) at 7:30 p.m.

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