Posted On: 11/1/20 5:38 PM

We made it!  Volleyball has made it to the State Championships during this 2020 pandemic.  Let’s take a look at the first-round matchups!

Elkhorn South (27-1) v. North Platte 21-11
Elkhorn South has only been beaten by Pius X thus far.  Elk South’s offense is run by Madi Woodin Madi Woodin 5'6" | S Elkhorn South | 2022 State NE , (South Dakota, 12.9 assists per set) who is such an elite setter!  She has several hitters to go to including Rylie Gray (Nebraska commit, 4.7 kills per set--1326 career kills) and Kylie Weeks Kylie Weeks 5'7" | OH Elkhorn South | 2022 State NE (Arkansas commit, 5.0 kills per set--1009 career kills).  Running the back row is Estella Zatechka Estella Zatechka 5'8" | DS/L Elkhorn South | 2022 State NE (Missouri commit, 507 digs--leading Class A).  This team looks strong enough to make a run to the championship. 

North Platte (wild card) is led by sophomore Carly Purdy Carly Purdy 6'0" | OH North Platte | 2023 State NE in the front row along with Mckenna Little Mckenna Little 5'8" | DS/L North Platte | 2021 NE


Papillion LaVista South (27-5) v. Bellevue West (19-12)
These 2 teams have played twice in 2020 with Papillion LaVista South coming up with the win both times (2-1 and 3-0) but Bell West is playing strong going into state. Papio South is led by Laura Medeck (a strong freshman, 3.1 kills per set)

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