WAKEFIELD – For the second time in late August the Wakefield volleyball program took on a northeast Nebraska opponent.
From the Main Gymnasium in Wakefield, the Class C2 Trojans welcomed in Class C1 Battle Creek Tuesday evening.
The visiting Bravettes picked up the four set victory; 25-23, 17-25, 25-15, 25-20. Battle Creek is now 4-2 while the Trojans fell to 1-1.
Daveigh Munter-McAfee recorded a double-double with 12 kills and 10 digs; Alex Arenas added nine kills and nine digs; Isabella Andrade posted a team-high 13 digs while Jordan Metzler tallied 27 set assists, eight digs, two kills and a bloc for Wakefield.
MaKenna Decker tacked on six kills and two blocks; Alli Brown had three kills and two blocks as Brianna Martinez had one kill and two blocks (one solo).
Wakefield kept the match close at the line thank to 11 service aces. Decker led the team with four aces, Andrade had three aces, Metzler accounted for two as Brown and Arenas both had an ace.
Wakefield will next compete in the Jean Groth NEN Volleyball Classic hosted by Wisner-Pilger and Pender beginning on Thursday, September 1. The Trojans will take part in Pool B in Wisner opening with the host Wisner-Pilger at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday before also battling West Point-Beemer at 6:30 p.m. The third match will feature Wisner-Pilger vs. West Point-Beemer at 7:30 p.m.
Battle Creek will be off until Thursday, September 8 facing Norfolk Catholic at the Summerland Triangular.
Tuesday area results:
Tri County Northeast def. Winnebago, 25-18, 25-22, 25-27, 25-20 (3-1)
Norfolk Catholic def. Guardian Angels Central Catholic, 25-14, 25-19, 25-18 (3-0)
Lutheran High Northeast def. Cedar Catholic, 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 25-23 (3-1)
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge def. Ponca, 25-20, 25-21, 26-24 (3-0)
Grand Island def. Norfolk, 25-16, 25-19, 22-25, 25-18 (3-1)
Pender def. Logan View/Scribner-Snyder, 25-19, 25-14, 25-22 (3-0)
Boone Central def. West Point-Beemer, 25-14, 27-25, 29-27 (3-0)
Thursday area schedule:
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Randolph VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
@ Pierce: Norfolk Catholic VS Pierce
@ Norfolk: Lincoln High VS Norfolk
@ Winside: Elkhorn Valley VS Winside
@ Winside: Wausa VS Elkhorn Valley
@ Winside: Wausa VS Winside
Tri Country Northeast Triangular:
@ Tri County Northeast: Homer VS Tri County Northeast
@ Tri County Northeast: Ponca VS Homer
@ Tri County Northeast: Ponca VS Tri County Northeast
Wynot Quad: Hartington-Newcastle
NEN Volleyball Classic:
Pool A from Pender: Pender vs. Oakland-Craig at 5:30 p.m.; Wayne vs. Oakland-Craig and Wayne vs. Pender
Pool B in Wisner: Wisner-Pilger vs. Wakefield; Wakefield vs. West Point-Beemer and Wisner-Pilger vs. West Point-Beemer.
Pool C in Pender: Archbishop Bergan vs. Tekamah-Herman; Tekamah-Herman vs. North Bend Central and North Bend Central vs. Archbishop Bergan.
Pool D in Wisner: Guardian Angels Central Catholic vs. Lutheran High Northeast; LHNE vs. Bancroft-Rosalie and Bancroft-Rosalie vs. GACC.
Saturday area schedule:
Columbus Scotus Invite: Hartington Cedar Catholic, Norfolk Catholic, Pierce