Posted On: 07/11/18 6:48 PM

The Creighton team camp is always the first big team camp of the summer that brings out the who's who of volleyball in Nebraska - plus some of the top teams from Iowa. 

Omaha Marian was there, which I believe had won the four previous years in a row. Papillion-LaVista, Papillion-LaVista South, Omaha Duchesne, Wahoo and two of the best teams from Iowa in Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial.

Millard West was there as well, but c'mon, the Wildcats had a young tournament roster and were without a pair of starters from last year in Gabi Nordaker and Hailey Peterson, who were each attending college individual camps.

At the end, it was that young, scrappy team from Millard West that walked away as champions, posting an outstanding record in pool play the first one and a half days to reach the championship bracket. From there, Millard West beat Omaha Concordia, edged Papillion-LaVista in three sets after fighting off a handful of match points and then knocked off Ankeny Centennial is three sets (16-14 in the third) to win it all.

"We knew going in to the Creighton team camp that is was going to be a juggernaut of some of the

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