Posted On: 11/3/20 12:24 PM

What a weekend of sectional play across the state! We saw matches with high intensity. We saw tremendous individual play. Let’s take a look at Saturday’s battles.

Nixa Sectional

Many thought the opening match between Nixa and Helias would serve as the championship match after the two battled the previous week in a five-set thriller. Set 1 lived up to the hype as both teams threw haymakers but Nixa would squeeze out the 28-26 win. They used that momentum to dominate the second set before Helias came back in set 3 to keep their season alive. Nixa would regroup and win the 4th set in decisive fashion 25-16.

Lee’s Summit West entered this sectional as the district 12 champions. They had little challenge in the district and little fight in their opening match versus Central. They would sweep the match with the final set being the closes, 25-21. 

The championship match featured two teams with solid back row play. Nixa featured junior Jaycee FixsenJayceeFixsen5'11" | OHNixa | 2022StateMO on the pin. Lee’s Summit West featured junior Sydney HandelSydneyHandel5'10" | OHLee's Summit West | 2022StateMO on the pin. The question of which number 2 scorer would rise to the occasion to play the x-factor would go a

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