WISNER – Four towns will host a trio of northeast Nebraska volleyball programs during the Jean Groth Volleyball Classic later this week.
Pool play games will be held at Pender (A); Wisner (B); North Bend (C) and West Point (D) on Thursday, September 3 with tourney matches being played in Wisner and Pender on Saturday, September 5.
The Wayne High Blue Devils began their season with a home sweep victory over Ponca last Thursday and will compete in Pool D against Tekamah-Herman and West Point-Beemer at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. West Point-Beemer will open the evening against Tekamah-Herman at 5:30 p.m.
Matches in Pender will open at 5:30 p.m. with Pender vs. Wakefield; Wakefield vs. Oakland-Craig and Oakland-Craig vs. Pender. Pool play games in Wisner will feature Wisner-Pilger vs. Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur at 5:30 p.m.; followed by BRLD vs. Lutheran High Northeast and Wisner-Pilger vs. LHNE. Matches in North Bend will showcase North Bend Central vs. Archbishop Bergan at 5:30 p.m.; Bergan vs. Guardian Angels Central Catholic and North Bend vs. GACC.
Teams will then look to qualify for the gold, silver and bronze sites. Tourney games will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last through 1:30 p.m. from Wisner-Pilger on Saturday with matches in Pender being played from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Cost to attend is $5 for adults and $4 for students as no conference or school passes will be allowed.