South Loup and Brady advance to the MNAC semifinals

Opening round matches in the Loup Valley Division of the MNAC volleyball tournament were played last night in Callaway. The evening began with Anselmo-Merna defeating Twin Loup in straight sets 25-18, 25-21 followed by Brady winning over Stapleton in straight sets 25-6, 25-11. AM advanced to face the top seed South Loup. South Loup took the opening set 25-14. AM would fight back in the second set. After fighting off 3 match points against them, the Lady Coyotes tied the match at a set a piece by winning the 2nd 29-27. In the third, South Loup would prevail 25-16. With the win, the Lady Bobcats improved to 20-1 on the season and advance to the MNAC semifinals on Saturday in North Platte. The final match featured Brady taking on the second seed Ansley/Litchfield. The two split the first two sets with Brady winning the first 25-23 and Ansley/Litchfield winning the second 25-18. In the third, Brady grabbed an early lead and never let go winning 25-16. Brady advances to the MNAC semifinals.