O’NEILL – With a home triangular on the docket later this week, the Winside volleyball team took to the road Tuesday evening squaring off against two opponents.
From O’Neill, Class D2 St. Mary’s welcomed in Class D1 Plainview and Class D2 Winside.
Winside first lost to the host St. Mary’s in straight sets (16-25, 9-25) before falling in straight sets to Plainview (18-25, 23-25). The Wildcats are now 3-3 on the season.
In the third match from Tuesday, St. Mary’s defeated Plainview (25-20, 25-22) to improve to 4-0 while Plainview is now 2-4.
During the loss to St. Mary’s, Anslee Watters recorded four kills and seven digs while Natalie Kruger finished with seven set assists and eight digs.
Randee Haase had two kills and a solo block; Aubrey Russel tacked on a kill and two digs; Hannah Gubbels finished with a kill and five digs as other dig leaders were Samantha Gubbels (four), Jerzi Carlson (four) and Micah Stenwall (one).
From the loss against Plainview, Watters posted four kills, a solo block and 10 digs; Kruger recorded a double-double with 10 set assists and 10 digs as Haase added four kills, a solo block and one dig.
Russell tacked on three kills, four solo blocks and three digs; Hannah Gubbels had two kills, seven digs and two service aces; Stenwall finished with a kill, solo block and two digs as other digs came from Carlson (eight) and Samantha Gubbels (four).
The Winside volleyball team will next host Elkhorn Valley and Wausa on Thursday, September 1 for their home triangular. Plainview will host St. Mary’s as well as Summerland in the Plainview triangular on September 1.
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 County NE 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