HARTINGTON – After sweeping a pair of triangular opponents the previous Saturday, the Winside volleyball program took part in a one-day tournament this past weekend.
From Hartington-Newcastle Schools, the Wildcats joined a handful of other teams during the HNS Volleyball Tourney in Hartington.
Winside dropped their first match to Tri County Northeast (20-25, 22-25) and suffered a three-set match loss to Wausa (25-20, 19-25, 15-25). Winside is now 10-9 on the season.
Hartington-Newcastle swept both Wausa (25-13, 25-19) and Tri Country Northeast (25-21, 27-25) to improve to 12-9 on the season while the Wolfpack are now 6-12. With the split for Wausa, they are now 10-6 on the year.
In the loss to Tri County Northeast, Kati Topp recorded four kills and two solo blocks to lead Winside. McKenna Russell added six set assists and seven digs while Brooklyn Behmer had five set assists and seven digs. Ashelyn Abler tallied six digs as Jackie Escalante posted five digs and five service aces.
During the loss to Wausa, Topp came away with seven kills and seven digs while Behmer added three kills, 10 set assists, four aces and three digs for Winside. Russell tacked on five kills, eight set assists and five digs as Hope Cummins finished with five kills. Escalante paced the team in digs with nine.
The Winside volleyball program is scheduled to be back in action on Tuesday, October 13 when the team competes in the Tri County Northeast Triangular along with Hartington-Newcastle in Allen. The Wolfpack will face HNS at 5:30 p.m.; followed by Winside vs. HNS at 6:30 p.m. and Tri County Northeast vs. Winside at 7:30 p.m.
Monday night Wayne Junior High volleyball scores vs. GACC:
Wayne C vs. GACC 7th B: won 2-0
Wayne A vs. GACC 7th A: won 2-0
Wayne B vs. GACC 8th B: Split 1-1
Wayne A vs. GACC 8th A: Lost 0-2
Area Tuesday Matches:
@ Homer: Pender VS Homer
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Hartington Cedar Catholic VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
@ Pierce: Guardian Angels Central Catholic VS Pierce
@Ponca: Wakefield VS Ponca
@ Ponca: Vermillion, SD VS Ponca
@ Tekamah-Herman: Wisner-Pilger VS Tekamah-Herman
@ Plainview: Randolph VS Plainview
@ Plainview: Wynot VS Plainview
@ Plainview: Wynot VS Randolph