Posted On: 08/30/21 12:35 PM

There’s a lot to discuss after a thrilling opening week of high school volleyball across Nebraska. Let’s get into it.

We saw a variety of tournaments, triangulars, and one-off matchups throughout the week. Many teams tested themselves against top-tier opponents right away. It’s a great opportunity to see which players are ready to put up some big numbers this season.

So, let’s give a shoutout to a few players who filled up the stat sheet to kick off the 2021 campaign.

 

Aaliyah Bradford Aaliyah Bradford 5'4" | S Lincoln East | 2024 State NE - 5’4 S - Lincoln East - Class of 2024

Bradford compiled a solid 9.2 assists per set last week after a busy stretch of matches. The Spartans scored a home win over Grand Island before immediately traveling out to the Bellevue West Invitational. All told, Lincoln East played 17 sets over the span of three days, and Bradford never slowed down.

 

Waters

Ella Waters Ella Waters 6'3" | OH Norris | 2022 State NE - 6’3 OH/RS - Norris - Class of 2022

Norris scored a quintet of two-set victories in tournament action last week, and Waters was a pivotal part of the team’s offense throughout. The senior

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