WAVERLY – Plattsmouth students saw their volleyball season come to a close Tuesday night in a subdistrict contest.
Nebraska City stopped Plattsmouth 25-16, 14-25, 26-24, 25-18 in the Subdistrict B-3 Tournament. Third-seeded Nebraska City and second-seeded Plattsmouth played in the first round of the tournament at Waverly.
The Pioneers (8-20) boosted their chances against Plattsmouth with strong serving. NCHS went 86-of-89 from the service line and connected on 14 aces. Madison Borns went 22-of-22 with five aces and Alexis Hoover finished 16-of-18 with four aces.
Isabella Denniston also played a key role for the Pioneers. She finished with 29 digs and 35 serve receptions and uncorked three aces.
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Nebraska City advanced to the subdistrict tournament title match against Waverly later that night. The top-seeded Vikings won 25-11, 25-8, 25-16.
Waverly will be one of three Eastern Midlands Conference schools that will play in Saturday’s district finals. Second-seeded Waverly will host 15th-seeded Lexington, fourth-seeded Norris will host 13th-seeded Omaha Gross and 16th-seeded Bennington will travel to top-seeded Omaha Skutt.
Plattsmouth finished its campaign 12-14. Alyssa Bock, Taylor Caba, Lexi Hill, Renae Mixan, Katie Rathman, Chloe Sabatka and Lexi Schroeder were the team’s seven seniors.