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 RegionalsSaturday at SedanPlay-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 Stateat HaysFriday’s matchesPool A8:30 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-Colgan11:30 a.m. Sublette vs. Berean Academy12:30 p.m. Valley Heights vs. Sublette1:30 p.m. St. Mary’s-Colgan vs. Berean AcademyPool B8:30 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. Oberlin11:30 a.m. St. Marys vs. Nemaha Valley12:30 p.m. Moundridge vs. St. Marys1:30 p.m. Oberlin vs. Nemaha ValleySaturday10 a.m. Semifinals, with championship and third place matches 25 minutes after the semifinals are completed.