The Berean Academy volleyball team needed a pair of upset wins to win the Class 2A sub-state tournament Saturday in Sedan, advancing to the state tournament.


The Berean Academy volleyball team needed a pair of upset wins to win the Class 2A sub-state tournament Saturday in Sedan, advancing to the state tournament.

Berean opened against Heart of America League rival Peabody-Burns, winning 25-22, 15-25, 25-11. Peabody-Burns ends the season 15-19.

In the semifinals, Berean downed top-seeded Cedar Vale-Dexter 27-25, 25-20.

In the finals, Berean downed second-seeded West Elk 23-25, 25-15, 27-25.

The Warriors are 18-17 and play in the Class 2A state tournament Friday at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays.

Class 2A Regionals

Saturday at Sedan

Play-in match — Central of Burden def. Oxford 25-6, 25-6.

Quarterfinals — Cedar Vale-Dexter def. Central of Burden 25-18, 25-21; Berean Academy def. Peabody-Burns 25-22, 15-25, 25-11; West Elk def. Udall 25-20, 25-19; Sedan def. Rosalia-Flinthills 25-22, 25-19.

Semifinals — Berean Academy def. Cedar Vale-Dexter 27-25, 25-20; West Elk def. Sedan 25-20, 10-25, 26-24.

Finals — Berean Academy def. West Elk 23-25, 25-15, 27-25.

Class 2A State

at Hays

Friday’s matches

Pool A

8:30 a.m. (1) Valley Heights (40-1) vs. (8) Berean Academy (18-17)

9:30 a.m. (4) Sublette (33-8) vs. (5) Pittsburg St. Mary’s-Colgan (32-8)

10:30 a.m. Valley Heights vs. St. Mary’s-Colgan

11:30 a.m. Sublette vs. Berean Academy

12:30 p.m. Valley Heights vs. Sublette

1:30 p.m. St. Mary’s-Colgan vs. Berean Academy

Pool B

8:30 a.m. (2) Moundridge (36-3) vs. (7) Nemaha Valley (27-13)

9:30 a.m. (3) St. Marys (37-5) vs. (6) Oberlin (29-8)

10:30 a.m. Moundridge vs. Oberlin

11:30 a.m. St. Marys vs. Nemaha Valley

12:30 p.m. Moundridge vs. St. Marys

1:30 p.m. Oberlin vs. Nemaha Valley

Saturday

10 a.m. Semifinals, with championship and third place matches 25 minutes after the semifinals are completed.