OAKLAND — Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family swept a triangular Tuesday over Oakland-Craig and Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons Decatur, a pair of Class C-2 schools.
The Bulldogs breezed through Oakland-Craig in a 25-11, 25-12 victory, then pulled out a nail-biter over BR/LD winning both sets, and the match, 27-25.
Taya Beller was at it again for H/LHF with 28 kills and eight blocks in the event. Beller also had seven aces against Oakland-Craig.
The Bulldogs (5-2) play in a triangular Thursday hosted by Clarkson/Leigh. High Plains is the third school in the event.
St. Francis 3,
FULLERTON — Humphrey St. Francis turned a close first set into a blowout the rest of the match Tuesday.
The Flyers surrendered more points in the first set than the final two combined in a 27-25, 25-7, 25-11 sweep of the Warriors.
Caitlin Jarosz and Logan Wemhoff had nine kills each to lead St. Francis (7-2), which hasn’t lost to a D-2 school this season.
The Flyers don’t play again until Sept. 21 when they take on Bloomfield on the road.
GRAND ISLAND — Cross County split a triangular Tuesday, beating Heartland Lutheran 25-12, 25-22 and losing to McCool Junction 25-20, 18-25, 16-14.
Cortlyn Schaefer had six kills in each match to lead the Cougars. Schaefer also had three aces against McCool Junction. Alexis Eller added nine total kills.
Cross County (2-3) heads to Henderson on Thursday to play Heartland High.
Shelby-Rising City 2
HAMPTON — Shelby-Rising City came within a few points of getting its first win of the season Tuesday.
After losing the first two sets 25-16, 25-22 to Hampton, the Huskies rallied to win the next two 25-22, 25-22 before falling 15-9 in the deciding set.
Sydnie Adams had 13 kills and 18 total blocks in trying to will S-RC to a win.
The Huskies (0-6) head to Centennial on Thursday for a triangular with the Broncos and Sutton.
PALMER — High Plains lost both matches of a triangular on Tuesday.
The Storm lost in straight sets to Riverside (25-10, 25-15) and Palmer (25-17, 25-13).
Brooke Bannister and Cara Demers had five kills each between the two matches to lead High Plains.
The Storm (4-5) play in a triangular Thursday with Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family hosted by Clarkson/Leigh.