Middle school takes three of four at Nevada

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Fort Scott Middle School eighth grade Lane Bohlken plays the ball as libero Skylear Brown (13) looks on during play at Nevada Monday night. The eighth-grade A team fell in its match, 25-19, 25-21, but the B team won 25-14, 25-22. (Courtesy Nevada Daily Mail)

NEVADA -- Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams played here Monday night, picking up three wins.

The Tigers played Pittsburg in their first home matches on Tuesday. Details from those matches will be provided at a later date.

Fort Scott's seventh-grade A team defeated Nevada in three sets, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, to improve to 4-0. Joce Allen served 8 aces and Abby Humble had 2 aces and 3 kills.

The Tiger seventh-grade B team also won in three, 17-25, 25-19, 25-17. McKenzie Ragan and Alyx Brooks each served 4 aces while Rebecca Murphy served 3. The B team is now 2-0.

The eighth-grade A team lost to Nevada, 25-19, 25-21. Madison Cook served 7 aces for the Tigers, who are now 1-3.

The eighth-grade B team swept Nevada, 25-14, 25-22. Samantha Racy had 2 kills for the Tigers, now 3-0.

The schedule for the eighth-grade A team at the six-team Uniontown Tournament has been sent out. The Tigers will play matches in round-robin play at West Bourbon Elementary school on Saturday. They will face host Uniontown at 8:30 a.m. and take on Marmaton Valley at 9:15. Uniontown will face Marmaton Valley in the final match at 10:30.

Pool B will be played at the Uniontown High School gym. Jayhawk Junior High, Crest and Pleasanton are in that pool. Crest takes on Jayhawk at 8:30 followed by Crest versus Pleasanton at 9:15 and Jayhawk versus Pleasanton at 10:30.

The second-place team in each pool will face each other at 11:15 a.m. at WBE in the third-place match and the third-place teams will play at the same time at UHS in the fifth-place match. The championship match pitting pool winners against each other will be held at WBE at 12:30.

Only each school's "A" team will play in the tournament.

Admission to the tournament is $3 for adults and $2 for students.