Blue Devils Suffer Three Losses In Bronze Division Of Jean Groth Volleyball Classic 

WISNER – Three more division matches were played over the weekend during the NEN Jean Groth Volleyball Classic for the Wayne High volleyball team.

From Wisner-Pilger High School, WHS competed in the Bronze Division.

Following an 0-2 start in pool play on Thursday, the Blue Devils were swept by West Point-Beemer (9-25, 17-25), dropped a three-set match to Tekamah-Herman (22-25, 25-16, 22-25) and concluded with a loss in straight sets against GACC (23-25, 14-25).

Wayne High is now 0-6 on the season.

In the loss against West Point-Beemer, Gabbi Judd and Emma Forsythe (two digs) both had two kills while single kills came from Haley Kramer (four digs), Jacen Hasemann (four digs) and Kate Hill (two digs). Faith Powicki posted a team-high 20 digs as Isabelle Francis had three digs and five set assists.

Service aces came from Faith Powicki, Hasemann and Kramer with one each.


During the loss with Tekamah-Herman, Hill recorded a team-high 13 kills to go along with two blocks. Faith Powicki led the team in digs with 16 and a kill as Francis added 20 set assists and a kill.

Jaycee Bruns (seven digs) and Forsythe (three blocks/two digs) both had four kills, Kramer finished with three kills and six digs as Judd added two kills and three blocks. Francis tallied five digs, Hasemann closed with four digs and Elle Powicki tallied three digs.

Hill and Powicki both posted two service aces each as one ace came from Kramer, Bruns and Hasemann.


From the loss against GACC, Hill recorded a team-high five kills to go along with 13 digs, Faith Powicki finished with a team-high 19 digs as Francis added 11 set assists, two blocks and two digs.

Forsythe came away with four kills and a dig, Kramer tacked on two kills and seven digs as Bruns and Elle Powicki both had one kill. Elle Powicki and Hasemann both had three digs as other blocks came from Amelia Leger (two) and Judd (one).

Service aces came from Bruns and Hasemann each with one.

The Wayne High volleyball team will next visit Columbus Scotus on Tuesday, September 6.


Other Bronze Division results:

Guardian Angels Central Catholic def. Tekamah-Herman, 25-16, 25-10 (2-0)
Guardian Angels Central Catholic def. West Point-Beemer, 25-5, 25-15 (2-0)

Tekamah-Herman vs. West Point-Beemer (missing score)


Gold Division results:

North Bend Central def. Oakland-Craig, 25-23, 25-12 (2-0)
North Bend Central def. Wisner-Pilger, 25-22, 25-18 (2-0)

North Bend Central def. Lutheran High Northeast, 23-25, 25-15, 25-13 (2-1)

Oakland-Craig def. Lutheran High Northeast, 25-18, 25-19 (2-0)
Oakland-Craig def. Wisner-Pilger, 25-20, 25-17 (2-0)

Wisner-Pilger def. Lutheran High Northeast, 25-23, 25-23 (2-0)