LINCOLN –District final volleyball competition is set for a Halloween showdown between Wayne High and Columbus Lakeview for a trip to state.
According a release late Wednesday evening from the NSAA, district finals were set.
#12 Wayne High will take their 24-8 record on the road to #5 Columbus Lakeview (27-5) on Saturday, October 31 during the C1-5 District Final with first set beginning at 1:30 p.m. from Lakeview High School.
The Blue Devils recently swept both Homer and Battle Creek during the C1-6 Subdistrict while Lakeview breezed past Boone Central in straight sets before topping Columbus Scotus in four sets during the C1-7 Subdistrict.
Wayne High has won 16 of their past 17 matches as Columbus Lakeview has gone 9-1 since October 15. The Vikings also handed Class C2 #1 Lutheran High Northeast their only loss (32-1) during a five-set match on October 13 in Norfolk.
Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com with pregame coverage set for 1:10 p.m.
District Final District Final Volleyball update noon 10-29-20.
Last season, Wayne High defeated Chase County in four sets in a district final making their second straight trip to state but eventually suffered an opening round loss to Broken Bow (29-6) while Columbus Lakeview suffered a loss to St. Paul (2019-C1 runner-up) in their subdistrict round finishing 22-11.
The 2020 NSAA State Volleyball Championships will all take place from the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln from Wednesday, November 4 – Sunday, November 7. Class C1 opening round games will be at 1:30/3:30 p.m. Wednesday in session two.
Again, for Class C1 and C2 District finals, the top eight teams will host the bottom eight, unless the distance is greater than 120 miles between the two schools. Then a neutral location will be the host.
C1-1 (Wahoo): #1 Wahoo vs. #16 Omaha Roncalli Catholic at 11 a.m.
C1-2 (Minden): #2 St. Paul vs. #15 Gothenburg at 1 p.m.
C1-3 (Aurora): #3 Kearney Catholic vs. #14 Malcolm at 4 p.m.
C1-4 (GICC): #4 Grand Island Central Catholic vs. #13 Adams Central at 1 p.m.
C1-5 (Lakeview): #5 Columbus Lakeview vs. #12 Wayne at 1:30 p.m.
C1-6 (Kearney HS): #6 Syracuse vs. #11 Sidney at 6 p.m.
C1-7 (Kearney HS): #7 Lincoln Lutheran vs. #10 Ogallala at 2 p.m.
C1-8 (Boone Central): #8 Broken Bow vs. #9 Oakland-Craig at 2 p.m.
Other area teams qualifying for district finals:
C2-1 (Shelby-Rising City): #1 Lutheran High Northeast vs. #16 Freeman at 1 p.m.
C2-2 (Norfolk Catholic): #2 Norfolk Catholic vs. #15 Crofton at 3 p.m.
C2-8 (GACC): #8 GACC vs. #9 Fullerton at 1 p.m.
D1-3 (Wisner-Pilger): #3 Archbishop Bergan vs. #14 Hartington-Newcastle at 4 p.m.
D1-6 (Pierce): #6 Hartington Cedar Catholic vs. #11 Elgin Public/Pope John at 1 p.m.
D2-8 (Schuyler): #8 Exeter-Milligan vs. #9 Wynot at 11 a.m.