Archive for Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Tonganoxie High volleyball team starts another winning streak

Chieftains have won 10 of last 11 matches

October 6, 2015

The Tonganoxie High volleyball team had a hiccup in its recent winning streak, but got back in the win column Thursday.

Tonganoxie lost Sept. 29 to Lansing in three sets, 25-14, 25-11, 25-23, but bounced back against Sumner Academy and Spring Hill on Thursday. The Chieftains won, 25-10, 25-17, against Sumner and then needed three sets to defeat Spring Hill, 22-25, 25-23, 25-18. The victories moved the Chieftains to 17-7 on the season.

THS had won eight matches in a row heading into the Lansing match. Tonganoxie went 6-0 at its home invite and then beat Kansas City Christian and Holton in a triangular at Holton.

THS defeated KC Christian, 25-13, 25-7 and then outlasted Holton, 29-27, 25-19.

Tonganoxie is at home at 5 p.m. Thursday for matches against Jeff West and Pleasant Ridge and then will compete in the De Soto Spikefest at 9 a.m. Saturday in De Soto.

Last week, the Kansas State High School Activities Association announced where teams would be headed for substate.

THS will compete in a Class 4A Division I substate at Wamego. THS will join Wamego, Atchison and Eudora at the postseason tournament.

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