Posted On: 03/7/18 10:08 PM

OMAHA – For the first half of the first set, the 18 Open championship match of the Heartland Cup Power League was evenly fought between VCNebraska 17 Elite and Nebraska Elite 17 TKO. After that, though, it was all VCN.

VCNebraska 17 Elite against staked claim to being the best club team in the state regardless of age on Sunday with a 25-18, 25-13 victory over Nebraska Elite 17 TKO. To advance to the championship match, VCN defeated Nebraska Juniors 181 Black while Nebraska Elite 17 TKO downed Premier 18 Gold.

Madison Harms (Sergeant Bluff, IA) and Emmy Grant (Millard North) each got off to a hot start for Nebraska Elite in the first set, while VCNebraska’s Kelsie Cada (Bishop Neumann) and Kalynn Meyer (Superior) did the same.

It was a kill be Nebraska Elite’s Makenzie Saitta (Elkhorn South) that put 17 TKO up 13-12 in the first set, but that would be the last time Elite would hold the lead in the match. A kill by Meyer tied it at 13-13 and started a 6-0 run for VCNebraska that put it up 18-13 on an ace serve from Alex Lemke (Lincoln East).

A couple kills by Cada late helped

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