NORFOLK – For the second time this week, the Wayne High volleyball team will take part in another road match.
From Lutheran High Northeast High School in Norfolk, WHS will compete against the Eagles Thursday night.
Wayne High is coming off a five-set road loss to Guardian Angles Central Catholic on Tuesday and now sit 5-6 on the season. Class C2 LHNE is 9-5 after winning at O’Neill on Tuesday as the Eagles also went 4-1 in the Wakefield Invite last Thursday and Saturday.
Last year, Lutheran High Northeast swept Wayne in Wayne en route to their 33-1 regular season record. The Eagles finished the season with a 36-1 record after winning the Class C2 state title over Norfolk Catholic in five sets. LHNE also finished third at sate in 2019 while the Blue Devils missed the Class C1 state tournament last year after qualifying in both 2018 and 2019.
Thursday night’s match against Lutheran High Northeast will now just be a JV/Varsity contest. Junior Varsity action will get underway at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Varsity teams.
Pregame coverage on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com is set for 7:10 p.m.
Area volleyball matches:
@ O’Neill: Guardian Angels Central Catholic VS O’Neill
@ Wynot: Hartington-Newcastle VS Wynot
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Plainview VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
@ Pender: Wakefield VS Pender
@ Pierce: Crofton VS Pierce
@ Ponca: Homer VS Ponca
@ Randolph: Wausa VS Randolph
@ Madison: West Point-Beemer VS Madison
@ Bloomfield: Winside VS Bloomfield
@ North Bend Central: Wisner-Pilger VS North Bend Central
@ Stanton: Boone Central VS Norfolk Catholic
@ Stanton: Boone Central VS Stanton
@ Stanton: Norfolk Catholic VS Stanton