Here is a recap of the 10 Best matches and performances from Tuesday night’s volleyball action around Nebraska. As a reminder, recaps and statistics can’t be included if that information has not been uploaded to MaxPreps by Noon the day…
Here is a recap of the 10 Best matches and performances from Tuesday night’s volleyball action around Nebraska.
As a reminder, recaps and statistics can’t be included if that information has not been uploaded to MaxPreps by Noon the day after the match.
Class A #2 Papillion-LaVista South def. Class A #4 Millard West 25-18, 25-22, 20-25, 25-19
Papillion-LaVista South rode the strong performances of Taliyah Flores and Peyton Schendt to a 3-1 win over Millard West to improve to 14-2 on the season. Flores finished the match with 16 kills and 18 digs while Schendt had 13 kills and a block. Ashlyn Dierks added three ace serves and 12 digs for the Titans while Mara LeGrand had 44 assists and 11 digs and Leah Palensky finished with 21 digs.
Millard West, which fell to 10-2 with the loss, got 16 kills from Ashley Bush and 10 more from Hailey Petersen. Bree Green had three aces and 20 assists while Jordan McCormick and Jaiden Centeno each had 15 digs for the Wildcats.
Class A #5 Lincoln Pius X def. Class B #2 Gretna 26-24, 25-15, 30-28
Lincoln Pius X improved to 9-4 on the season with the narrow sweep of the Dragons, which dropped to 9-2 with the loss. Anna McLain, a 5’10 junior, led a balanced Thunderbolt attack with 16 kills while Lauren Taubenheim added 14 kills and 18 digs and Morgan Christianssen had 12 kills. Delaney Humm had 25 digs and Emma Gabel added 21 for Pius X.
Lincoln East def. Class A #9 Lincoln Northeast 25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 25-19
Junior Drake recruit Alex Lemke narrowly missed a triple double to lead the Spartans to the upset win over the Rockets. Lemke finished the night with 10 kills, nine digs and 49 assists for Lincoln East while freshman Brooke Peltz had a match-high 14 kills and sophomore Atley Carey added 11. Anna Thacker added four ace serves and a match-best 26 digs.
For Lincoln Northeast, Makenna Kirk had 13 kills 16 digs and Logan Gronewold added 10 kills. Holly Ochsner had 22 digs and Camden Blowers had 17 for the Rockets and Hannah Ochsner had 36 assists.
Class B #8 Hastings def. Class C-1 #10 Gothenburg 15-25, 25-15, 25-19; Hastings def. Crete 25-14, 25-16
We’ve been saying for a couple weeks now to look out for Hastings in Class B and the Tigers are now 9-2 on the season after a triangular sweep. In the win over Crete, Cecilia Beahm had seven kills and six digs for the Tigers while Hope Kohmetscher had 17 assists, Kamri Adler had 11 digs and Kyla Rickert added six kills.
In the win over Gothenburg, Beahm went off for 21 kills while hitting .439 and added nine digs. Dacey Sealey had three kills and three aces serves for the Tigers while Aubree Cress had five aces, and Kohmetscher had 10 digs. For Gothenburg, Arleigh Costello had 14 kills, three blocks and six digs for the Swedes. Ali Bartels added three ace serves and Amaya Ackerman had a team-high seven digs.
Norris def. Class B #9 Elkhorn 25-17, 25-21, 25-15
Norris knocked off the Antlers in straight sets behind 10 kills from Ayesiah Deveaux and seven from Nyah Chambers and Maddy Meyer. Michaela Boon led the Titans with 10 digs and 34 assists.
For Elkhorn, Addie Thomas and Kalli Jensen each had a team-high eight kills while Ray Jones had four blocks, Maggie McElhose had 18 digs and Megan Raszler added 22 assists.
Class C-2 #5 Archbishop Bergan def. Class C-1 #6 Bishop Neumann 25-18, 22-25, 25-16, 25-19
Junior Lexie Langley pounded 26 kills and Haley Kempf added 20 as Archbishop Bergan knocked off Centennial Conference foe Bishop Neumann. Langley hit .417 on the night and Kempf hit .588 as the Knights hit .367 as a team. Langley also added four aces and 18 digs while Kaia McIntyre had three aces, Meghan Dahlhauser had a team-best 23 digs and Allison Dieckmann had 43 assists.
For the Cavaliers, Kelsie Cada had 20 kills while Alyssa Rezac had seven kills, 12 digs and 22 assists and Jessina Rada had seven kills, 10 digs and 10 assists. Jamie Chvatal had a match-high 26 digs.
Class D-2 #7 Mead def. Louisville 13-25, 19-25, 25-12, 25-18, 15-4
Mead stepped-up a few classes and knocked off Class C-1 Louisville in a dramatic come-from-behind victory. June Johnson led the Raiders with 20 kills and Jayden Haag added 15. Josie Parham had six aces for Mead to go with her 44 assists and Michyla Lihs had 35 digs.
Avery Heard led Louisville with 14 kills and Faye Jacobsen added 12. Cassidy Niemoth had 22 digs and Olivia Zahn had 28 assists for the Lions.
Class C-2 #2 Stanton def. Class C-2 #7 Wisner-Pilger 25-12, 25-10; Stanton def. Pender 25-7, 25-9
Three days after dropping a heart-breaking decision to Class C-2 #1 Harrtington Cedar Catholic, Stanton appeared to take it out on Wisner-Pilger and Pender in a triangular in which the Mustangs surrendered just 38 points in four sets.
In the win over Pender, Jessie Brandl had seven kills and five aces while Bree Burtwistle had six kills and 11 assists. Jaiden Hartl had a team-high six digs. In the win over Wisner-Pilger, Burtwistle had nine kills while hitting .500 and Brandl added seven and Hannah Heppner had five. As a team, Stanton hit .447. Liz Christensen had four kills and four aces and Makenna Espinoza had 13 assists and six digs,
Jordan Wegner led Wisner-Pilger with seven kills while Maci Batenhorst had seven digs and Lauren Jacobsen added eight assists.
Class C-2 #1 Harrington Cedar Catholic def. Pierce 25-16, 26-13, 25-8
Harrington Cedar Catholic continues to roll along this season, improving to 17-0 with a sweep over a good 7-5 Pierce team. Maddie Wiseler had 10 kills for the Trojans while Jada Cattau had seven and Brianna Miller and Anna Reifenrath each had five. Ashley Hamilton had a team-high nine digs and 15 assists for Harrtington CC.
Maggie Brahmer had eight kills for Pierce and Sidney Zimmerer had eight digs.
Class D-1 #7 Heartland def. Hampton 25-18, 25-22, 25-21
Taylor Quiring had 17 kills and 10 digs to help Heartland improve to 5-1 on the season with a sweep of Hampton. Kyra Dick and Olivia Casper each added eight kills for the Huskies and Casper also had a team-best 13 digs. Rhianna Wilhelm had 33 assists to go with eight digs and two aces.