DSC_0763.jpg

VALLEY CENTER -- The Emporia High volleyball team went 2-2 at the Valley Center tournament on Saturday.

The Spartans opened with a 25-22, 25-18 win over Wichita Southeast, extending their season-opening winning streak to eight.

However, that streak was broken by Olathe North, which knocked off Emporia 17-25, 25-22, 25-22. The Spartans lost their follow-up match to Bishop Carroll -- who finished third at the 5A state tournament last year -- 25-19, 19-25, 25-15.

Emporia ended the tournament on a positive note, downing Valley Center 25-19, 22-25, 25-23.

The Spartans improved to 9-2 after the weekend’s matches. They will take the floor again at Manhattan at 5 p.m. on Tuesday and will open at home against Salina South and Topeka West at 5 p.m. Thursday.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.