Ansley-Litchfield kept their strong season going with two more wins- one over South Loup Sept. 28 and one over Amherst Tuesday night.
Against Amherst, the Spartans took the win in straight sets (25-12, 25-14, 25-11).
Taylor Pickar was 10-10 on kill attempts with seven aces while Lindsy Siegel chipped in eight aces on a 12-13 killing attempt.
Falicia Shepardson had a productive day as well, securing four kill aces on an 8-11 performance.
Kaitlin Kratzer and Kayla Reynolds were on top of their setting game, totaling six and four assists respectively.
With the season nearing its end, the Sandhills/Thedford Knights will have one more chance to get a win after losing to Garden County 58-8.
Quarterback Caden Jameson completed four of his 11 passes for 72 yards, but threw two interceptions during the game.
Tyler Lee finished as the leading rusher for the Knights, running for 50 yards on his 15 carries. Blayne Bradley finished with 12 yards on six carries while Brinnon Schukei had 15 yards on two carries and Jamesonf finished with 39 yards on 13 carries.
Ansley-Litchfield came into the game with two wins by wide margins, but a trip to Arnold sent them back to the drawing board as the Bobcats overpowered the Spartans en route to a 44-6 victory. For further details, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Ansley-Litchfield continued its dominance in the Loup Valley Conference Friday night, taking out the South Loup Bobcats 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-12). South Loup had a 19-13 lead at one point in the first set, but a Spartan timeout helped turn the tide and they never looked back. Video highlights will be added to this story in the next day or two and for further coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Holdredge topped Broken Bow Thursday night in three sets, winning 25-22, 25-17, 25-14. Video footage will be added to this story in the next day or two and stats will be added when they become available. Also, be sure to check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief for further details
South Loup finished the Brady tournament 1-2, moving their record to 4-8 on the season.
They won the first match 2-0 against Stapleton McPherson County before dropping a 2-1 decision to Wauneta-Palisade and a 2-0 match to Eustis-Farnam.
South Loup topped SMC 25-15, 25-17 in the first match with Sierra Monroe leading the way offensively.
Monroe finished with three kills and had plenty of help around her. Jordan Rush and Shayla Dockweiler finished with two kills each.
Alex Weinman, Jenna Hoesel and Taylor Geiser each had one on the match.
Broken Bow picked up its third straight victory Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) win over Ravenna Thursday night. It was their second straight victory over Ravenna this week after downing them 2-1 in the previous matchup.
The Indians took control right away and didn't let up, particularly in the second set. Broken Bow jumped out to a 12-2 lead before siding out.
Halie Jones and Julia Loy lead the way offensively for the Indians, recording 10 and six kills respectively.
Jones finished with 13 digs and Loy chipped in eight.
MERNA -- Sandhills/Thedford went 1-1 in a triangular with Anselmo-Merna and Twin Loup Tuesday night.
They topped the host Coyotes 2-0 (25-10, 25-15). Kelsey Higgins and Chantelle Milleson powered the Knights offensively, recording four and three kills respectively. Madison Taylor and Avery Taylor finished with two each and Jacy Spencer and Taylor Marten had one.
Madison Taylor also had four blocks on the match.
Sarah Miles dug out 12 balls, but she had plenty of help in that department. Taylor Marten finished with six and Shaina Simonson had five while Higgins chipped in four.