Sub-State Volleyball concluded this weekend, with several local teams in action. Results for local schools are below, but for full sub-state brackets and results, as well as state assignments, visit KSHSAA.org.
At Colby High School, the Phillipsburg Panthers took home the sub-state championship, defeating Norton, Lakin, and Scott City.
Colby won their first round matchup with Holcomb 2-0 (25-16, 25-22), but fell in the semifinals to Scott City in a three-set heart breaker (17-25, 25-21, 24-26). Colby’s season ends with a record of 26-12.
Goodland High School lost in the opening round to Lakin (25-22, 25-20), so the Cowgirls’ season ended with a record of 18-18.
Oakley fell in the opening round to number one seed Smith Center (25-21, 25-13), ending their season with a record of 3-26.
Hoxie won their opening round match with Plainville (25-20, 19-25, 25-13), but fell in the semifinals, also to top-seeded Smith Center (25-18, 25-21), so the Lady Indians finished the year with a record of 22-13.
Tribune-Greeley Co. won their first round matchup with Weskan in a three-set thriller (28-30, 26-24, 25-23), but fell in the semifinals to eventual champion Wheatland/Grinnell (25-21, 25-13).
Quinter defeated Dighton in the opening round (19-25, 25-22, 25-20), but fell in the semifinals to Wallace County.
Wallace County got a bye in round one before taking down Quinter, but ultimately the Wildcats would fall to Wheatland/Grinnell in the title match (18-25, 25-17, 25-17).
Golden Plains and Atwood-Rawlins County were the top seeds in their sub-state bracket, receiving opening round byes.
Golden Plains would defeat Decatur Community in the semifinals (25-22, 25-20), after Decatur Co. beat Cheylin in round one (25-17, 25-19).
St. Francis defeated Triplains/Brewster (25-12, 25-8) to move on and play Rawlins Co. in the semifinals. Atwood-Rawlins County would win that match (25-27, 25-22, 25-10).
In the Championship, Golden Plains would go on to win in a tough, three-set match (13-25, 25-15, 25-11).