NORFOLK/BATTLE CREEK – With the Mid State Conference volleyball tournament bracket being released Friday, the Wayne High volleyball team will close out their regular season Thursday evening.
WHS has won 11-straight to now sit 19-7 on the season and will be in Battle Creek on Thursday, October 15. The Bravettes enter 18-6. The freshman/sophomore match will open the evening at 5:30 p.m.; followed by JV competition at 6:15 p.m. and the varsity teams will take to the court around 7:30 p.m.
Battle Creek has dropped two straight after being swept on the road by O’Neill Monday and a four-set home loss to Norfolk Catholic last Thursday. WHS recently swept Crofton last Thursday and haven’t dropped a set since a 2-1 victory over Chambers/Wheeler Central during the Wisner-Pilger September Classic on September 26. The Blue Devils have gone 24-1 in sets played during their winning streak.
Overall records for Mid State Conference volleyball teams: Battle Creek (18-6); Boone Central (3-17); Hartington Cedar Catholic (12-11); Crofton (10-12); GACC (10-8); Norfolk Catholic (17-5); O’Neill (14-9); Pierce (11-10) and Wayne (19-7).
Area Thursday matches:
@ Hartington Cedar Catholic: Boone Central VS Hartington Cedar Catholic
@ Niobrara/Verdigre: Winside VS Niobrara/Verdigre
@ Winnebago: Laurel-Concord-Coleridge VS Winnebago
@ Tri County Northeast (Allen): Wakefield VS Tri County Northeast
@ Walthill: Hartington-Newcastle VS Walthill
@ Walthill: Ponca VS Hartington-Newcastle
@ Walthill: Ponca VS Walthill