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September 14th, 2012
Anselmo-Merna 34, Mullen 24
Ansley-Litchfield 60, North Central 20
Cozad 49, Broken Bow 7
Stapleton McPherson County 44, Sandhills/Thedford 0
Elm Creek 33, South Loup 22
Brady topped the Lady Mustangs on the court tonight. Coach Cody Whipley thought tonight was their best game of the season, but Brady, a perennial strong contender took home the victory.
The scores read 16-25, 19-25, 25-19 and 17-25
The Eagles of Brady proved to be too much for the Mustangs tonight, beating SEM 56-12 on a night where Brady seemed to be in a different class.
Brady used their speed an quickness to get past SEM defenders, who lack speed on the edges.
For further coverage, check out the Sept. 20 edition of the Custer County Chief.
Spalding Academy defeated the Coyotes of Anselmo-Merna last night in straight sets. The scores read 25-19, 25-13 and 25-17. With the loss, Anselmo-Merna's record dropped to 1-6 on the season. Janae Hostick was 10/10 on serves with one ace. Megan Max was 39/39 on sets with seven assists. Katie Kirkpatrick finished with five ace blocks while Hostick had seven kills and 10 digs.
South Loup faced a 2-1 deficit at one point, but used the home court energy to bounce back and win 3-2.
The scores read 18-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-17 and 15-4. Specific stats and further coverage will be updated to this story within the next day or two.
Sandhills/Thedford picked up two more volleyball wins on Sept.11, beating Hyannis and Stapleton-McPherson County in the SMC triangular.
They started off by beating SMC 25-17 and 25-13. Madison Taylor lead the way with eight kills while Kelsey Higgins chipped in five along with Avery Taylor's five. Taylor Marten finished with three kills while Kaitlin Marten had two.
Kaitlin Marten did a solid job of setting up her teammates with 18 assists.
GOTHENBURG -- After Gothenburg's 21-20 triple-overtime victory last season, it was Broken Bow's turn to break the Swedes hearts on their home field. A late goal line stop by Grayson Minnick and and an interception by Jordan Lemburg helped Broken Bow seal a 15-14 victory to move to 2-0 on the season.
After a scoreless first quarter by both teams, the Indians opened the scoring in the second with a one-yard run by full back Jeremy Christner. Quarterback Marcus Miller then completedÂ a pass to Christner for a two point conversion to push the lead to 8-0.
The Co-op keeps paying dividends for Ansley-Litchfield. The Spartans stayed undefeated on the season and moved all the way through the Seven Valleys tournament, beating Twin Loup in the final game.
Just like the last time last time these two teams bet in the Twin Loup Triangular, they went to a third set that ended with a the Spartans pulling away to win in the final few points.
For more coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Anselmo-Merna- 52 Sandhills/Thedford-0
Broken Bow- 15 Gothenburg-14
South Loup didn't have quite the homecoming ending they were hoping for. A banged up Bobcat team ran a large amount of running plays. South Loup went into the half down 16-14. Overton ran away with the game in the second half, winning 28-14. For more details, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.