The Creighton volleyball team broke a two-game losing skid with a three-set win over Wausa Thursday evening.
The Lady Bulldogs, who had lost five of their last seven, swept the Lady Vikings, 25-25, 25-16 and 25-23.
Kirsten Adams led Creighton with 15 kills and five blocks, Ashtyn Fritz collected 12 kills and six digs and Maycee Zimmerer recorded 17 assists.
Liz Johnson, Paige Nissen and Ruth Johnson each tallied four kills for Wausa. Ruth Johnson also had three aces and Nissen had three blocks, while Destiny Fox accumulated 10 digs and Jaide Kaiser pitched in 15 digs and 17 assists.
Creighton (6-7) travels to Randolph Tuesday.
Wausa (3-6) goes to Wakefield Tuesday.
The Santee volleyball team was swept Thursday at the Walthill tri-match.
The Lady Warriors lost in three sets to Walthill, 23-25, 25-21 and 25-21.
Santee then fell to Winside, 25-15 and 25-11, in two sets.
Santee (0-13) hosts Flandreau Indian Monday.
The Crofton volleyball team dropped two matches Thursday evening the Battle Creek tri-match.
The Lady Warriors lost to Wisner-Pilger in three sets, 25-14, 22-25 and 17-25.
Anna Steffen and Kaley Einrem each tallied eight kills, while Steffen added two aces, 10 assists and 11 digs. Danielle Steffen had two aces 16 digs, Hannah VanHeek pitched in 13 digs, four kills and two aces, Josie Sanger recorded 34 digs and Taylor Schieffer added 10 assists.
Crofton fell in match two to Battle Creek, 25-20 and 25-21.
VanHeek accounted for seven kills and two aces, Sanger recorded two aces and 32 digs and Schieffer contributed seven assists.
Crofton (5-7) goes to Norfolk to play Norfolk Catholic and Lutheran Northest Tuesday.
The Bloomfield volleyball team remained winless on the year with a three-set loss to St. Francis Thursday.
The Lady Flyers won 25-14, 25-11 and 25-13 to win the match.
Michaela Johnson, Jaiden Johnson and Grace Kuchar each recorded three kills. Lauren Pinkelman tallied three aces and 11 digs and six assists.
Bloomfield (0-8) travels to Neligh to face Neligh-Oakdale and Plainview Tuesday at 5 p.m.
The Niobrara/Verdigre volleyball team dropped both of its matches Thursday evening.
Clearwater/Orchard defeated Niobrara/Verdigre in two sets, 25-11 and 25-23, to start the day.
"The girls came out and played well," stated OC mentor Sierra Summers. "We hope they will continue and get another hard fought win to extend our winning streak."
JoCee Johnston led the Lady Cyclones with 11 kills and four blocks. Avery Cheatum collected six kills and nine digs, Julian Tuttle accounted for 20 assists and Taylor Sanne added four kills, six digs and three aces.
The Lady Cougars were led by Megan Cook with five kills and Makenna Guenther with six assists and five digs.
In N/V's second match, the Lady Cougars fell to Spalding Academy, 25-22 and 25-9.
Cook recorded four kills and four digs, while Guenther tallied two kills and nine digs.
The final match of the evening saw the Lady Cyclones drop a two-set match to Ewing, 25-7 and 25-14.
"It was a tough game against a very tough team," Summers said. "We hope to learn from this game and improve ourselves as we head into next week's games."
Sanne led OC with four kills and three digs, Johnston had three kills, Cheatum accumulated three digs and Tuttle recorded 10 assists.
Clearwater/Orchard (9-7) and Niobrara/Verdigre (1-10) both travel to Boyd County Tuesday for a tri-match.
The Creighton and Niobrara/Verdigre cross country teams ran at the Bon Homme Invitational Monday.
N/V's Toby Ives finished 14th with a time of 19:54. Kenny Justo was 40th with a 23:11 and Ethan Pickenpaugh ran a 23:47 to finish 42nd.
The Bulldogs' Jace Hoferer placed 41st with a 23:34 and Anthony Morrill ran a 25:00 to take 46th.
Creighton and Niobrara/Verdigre compete at the Crofton Invitational Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
The Bloomfield volleyball team remained winless in 2018 after falling to Hartington-Newcastle in three sets, 26-24, 25-12 and 25-8, Tuesday.
Brooklyn Eisenhauer led the Lady Bees with seven blocks and four kills, Michaela Johnson tallied two aces, Jaiden Johnson had three blocks and Lauren Pinkelman recorded eight digs and nine assists.
Bloomfied (0-7) travels to St. Francis Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The Creighton volleyball team fell to 5-7 on the year after dropping two matches on Tuesday.
In the first match, the Lady Bulldogs fell to Ewing, 25-26 and 25-20.
Kirsten Adams had eight kills and a block to lead the way. Hannah Lemke had six digs and Maycee Zimmerer collected 16 assists.
The Lady Bulldogs dropped their last match, 25-14 and 25-19, to O'Neill.
Ashtyn Fritz recorded nine kills, an ace, a block and 10 digs. Sloane Fuchtman tallied eight digs and Zimmerer accounted for eight assists.
Creighton travels to Wausa Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The Niobrara/Verdigre volleyball team picked up its first win of the season with a three-set victory over West Holt Tuesday.
The Lady Cougars won the match with a 25-20, 25-12 and 25-17 set victories.
Niobrara/Verdigre (1-9) travels to Clearwater for a quad match with Clearwater/Orchard, Ewing and Spalding Thursday at 5 p.m.
The Crofton volleyball squad won in three sets over Laurel-Concord-Coleridge, 25-13, 27-25 and 25-12, Tuesday.
Ryah Ostermeyer led the team with six aces, three blocks and two kills. Hannah Van Heek recorded nine kills and 13 digs, Josie Sanger accounted for 28 digs, Danielle Steffen had 21 digs, while Alexis Folkers and Taylor Schieffer combined for 23 assists.
Crofton (5-5) travels to Battle Creek for a tri-match with Wisner-Pilger Thursday at 5 p.m.