NIOBRARA – As the month of September ended with a trio of home matches for the Winside volleyball program, the Wildcats were back on the road Tuesday evening.
From Niobrara Public Schools, Class D2 Winside visited Class D1 Niobrara/Verdigre.
Winside jumped ahead early and picked up the road sweep with scores of the match being 25-15, 25-17, 25-19. The Wildcats are now 8-9 while Niobrara/Verdigre fell to 7-11.
Anslee Waters recorded a double-double with 17 kills and 13 digs; Natalie Kruger added 29 assists, six kills and five digs as Hannah Gubbels led the team in digs with 20.
Aubrey Russell had 10 kills and two digs; Micah Stenwall tallied six kills and six digs; Skye Schultz tacked on three kills and a dig; Randee Haase finished with three kills as other digs came from Samantha Gubbels (six) and Jerzi Carlson (five).
Watters posted seven service aces, Carlson had three aces, Kruger added two aces as Hannah Gubbels and Russell both tallied an ace. Russell recorded four solo blocks, Haase had two solo blocks and Watters closed with a solo block.
The Winside volleyball team will next compete in the Hartington-Newcastle Tournament on Saturday, October 8.
Tuesday Area Matches:
Guardian Angels Central Catholic def. Battle Creek, 27-25, 25-22, 25-22 (3-0)
Hartington-Newcastle def. Randolph, 25-21, 25-12, 25-20 (3-0)
Norfolk Catholic def. Aquinas Catholic, 25-14, 25-16, 25-9 (3-0)
@ Kearney: Norfolk VS Kearney (no score reported)
Pender def. Tekamah-Herman, 25-11, 25-27, 25-20, 27-25 (3-1)
Wakefield def. Ponca, 25-22, 21-25, 14-25, 25-14, 15-9 (3-2)
Boone Central Triangular:
Pierce def. Boone Central, 25-18, 25-16 (2-0)
Pierce def. Wayne, 25-18, 25-20 (2-0)
Wayne def. Boone Central, 23-25, 25-23, 26-24 (2-1)
Clarkson/Leigh def. Lutheran High Northeast, 25-19, 25-15 (2-0)
Clarkson/Leigh def. Plainview, 17-25, 25-14, 25-11 (2-1)
Lutheran High Northeast def. Plainview, 25-21, 25-23 (2-0)
@ Bancroft-Rosalie: Tri County Northeast VS Bancroft-Rosalie (no score reported)
@ Bancroft-Rosalie: Walthill VS Bancroft-Rosalie (no score reported)
Tri County Northeast def. Walthill, 25-15, 25-18 (2-0)
West Point-Beemer Triangular:
Douglas County West def. Oakland-Craig, 25-23, 25-21 (2-0)
Douglas County West def. West Point-Beemer, 25-19, 25-19 (2-0)
Oakland-Craig def. West Point-Beemer, 25-18, 25-10 (2-0)