Posted On: 10/11/21 10:25 PM

The Eastern Midlands Conference Tournament wrapped up on Saturday at Norris High School with the Norris Titans capturing the crown. It was a tune up or more like  a crystal ball for the State Tourney in November as Norris, Waverly and Elkhorn North are all ranked in the Top 5 of Class B currently. Wild Card Points as of October 4th had the teams seeded in this order #1 Norris, #2 Elkhorn North, #3 Waverly, #4 Elkhorn, #5 Bennington and #6 Blair. 

 Pool A at Norris Middle School, featured #1 Norris, #4 Elkhorn and #5 Bennington. In the first match Norris played Bennington and swept the Badgers in 2 with scores of 25-11, 25-16. Fellow Seniors Ella Waters Ella Waters 6'3" | OH Norris | 2022 State NE and Sydney Jellinek had 11 and 10 kills respectively. Junior Gracie Kircher Gracie Kircher 5'11" | OH Norris | 2023 State NE chipped in 6. Maisie Boesiger Maisie Boesiger 5'5" | S Norris | 2022 State NE had 25 set assists for the Titans in the opening round win. 

Elkhorn and Benningotn squared off next and it was a very competitive game with lots of good rallies. Elkhorn came away with the win with scores of 16-25, 27-25, and 25-21. The Antlers had 6 ace serves as a team and

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