For the first time since 2000, the Broken Bow volleyball team is headed to the state volleyball tournament. Broken Bow claimed the C1-4 district title Saturday with a 3 sets to 1 win over Kearney Catholic. Broken Bow won the first set 25-22 but dropped the 2nd 18-25. The Lady Indians fought off two set points against them in the third to come back and win 26-24 and and then held on to win the 4th 25-22. Majesta Valasek had 18 kills and Kya Scott had 16 to help lead the attack. Broken Bow will be the #5 seed in the C1 state tournament and will play the #4 seed Wayne in the opening round on Thursday at 3:30 at Lincoln North Star High School. All Broken Bow matches from the tournament will be broadcast on KCNI/KBBN Radio.
Arcadia/Loup City is headed to the state tournament. The Lady Rebels claimed the final wildcard spot to qualify for the district final and made the most of it. ALC knocked off the #5 seed Ponca in straight sets 25-23, 32-30, 25-19. The Lady Rebels will be the #8 seed in the C2 tournament and will play the top seed Hastings St. Cecilia in the opening round Thursday at 1:30 at Lincoln Southwest High School.
South Loup saw its season come to an end at the C2-8 district final in Burwell on Saturday. The Bobcats fell in straight sets to Summerland (Clearwater, Orchard, Ewing) 25-13, 25-19, 25-11. South Loup ends the season at 26-4.
Twin Loup went toe to toe with #4 seed Garden County at the D2-4 final in Maxwell Saturday night. The two teams split the first four sets with Twin Loup winning the first set 25-21. Garden County came back to win sets 2 and 3 (18-25, 23-25). Twin Loup then tied it up winning the fourth 25-21. In the fifth, Garden County had match point at 14-8 but Twin Loup went on a 4-0 run to get to within 14-12 before Garden County finally put it away to win 15-12.
Mullen also saw its season come to an end Saturday as they fell to Wynot in the D2-2 district final 3 sets to 1 ( 25-17, 25-20, 21-25, 25-11)
Below are links to the district finals results and the state tournament bracket