Archive for Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Tonganoxie volleyball drops matches to ranked opponents

Tonganoxie High School, home of the Chieftains

Tonganoxie High School, home of the Chieftains

October 6, 2021

The No. 8 team in Class 5A proved to be too much for the Tonganoxie High volleyball team Sept. 27.

Spring Hill jumped out to a 14-1 lead in the first set and never looked back.

The Broncos swept the match in three sets, 25-9, 25-9 and 25-11.

SHHS improved to 14-5 overall and 3-0 in Frontier League play, while Tonganoxie fell to 11-13 overall and 0-4 in league play.

The schedule didn’t get any easier. Next up for Tonganoxie was Louisburg, which came into the match at 15-6 overall and 3-2 in Frontier League play and ranked No. 4 in 4A.

The Wildcats improved to 16-6 and 4-2 after sweeping Tonganoxie at THS, 25-20, 25-11, 25-10, Thursday.

Tonganoxie fell to 11-14 and 0-5.

THS played again Tuesday after The Mirror’s print deadline Tonganoxie was at home against Ottawa (12-16).

Tonganoxie also has the De Soto tournament on Saturday starting at 8 a.m.

They then have Paola and Baldwin at home on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

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