by Heather Peterson
Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams as they both advance to the semi-finals of the Portage Trail Conference tournament. Both teams are the top seed and hoping to make it to the championship game next Wednesday.
In the opening round of tournament play, the 8th grade team defeated the Springfield Spartans 25-5 and 25-5. Lexi Dimeff led the 8th grade team with 13 service points in a row during game one. In game two, Brooke Mirka had 10 service points in a row and Juli Reza had 9 serves in a row. The team reached the 20 win mark with today’s victory bringing their overall record to 20-0! The team will play next on Monday at 4:00 at Norton High School.
The 7th grade team also played Springfield in round one and won 25-7 and 25-20. Sydney Peterson led all scorers with 10 service points. Madi Burkhart and Emmie Morrison added 5 points each and Kendall Brown had 4 points. The 7th grade improves to 16-1 overall and advances to play Cloverleaf on Monday at 4:00 at Norton Middle School.