Some teams had some games prior to the start of the RPAC tournament while others were off until the start of the tournament last week.
Cambridge traveled to Southwest on Tuesday for a triangular with Southwest and Hitchcock County. The Trojans swept the Falcons 2-0 and were led by Jalen Kent with 10 kills. Against Southwest, Cambridge took the match in straight sets, 2-0, and were led by Jacey Kent with 10 kills.
Hitchcock County traveled to Southwest on Tuesday for a triangular with Southwest and Cambridge. Against the Trojans, Hitchcock County fell short losing 2-0 and were led by Katie Jarecke with two kills. The Falcons also fell 2-0 to Southwest. Hitchcock County faced Cheylin, KS on Friday and won in straight sets, 3-0. The Falcons were led by Kaiah Johnson with 10 kills.
Maxwell traveled to Sandhills Valley on Tuesday and were able to win the match 3-1. The set scores were: 25-16, 20-25, 25-22, and 25-21.
The Wolves traveled to Sutherland on Tuesday to take on the Sailors and came home with the 3-0 sweep. They were led by Olivia Hansen with 14 kills and 15 digs as well as Mataya Roberts with 10 kills and 13 digs.
Medicine Valley traveled to Wauntea-Palisade for a match on Tuesday and it was a five set thriller. Ultimately, the Raiders came up short losing the match 3-2. They were led by Stella Heapy with 19 kills.
Paxton hosted Creek Valley on Tuesday and were able to win in straight sets, 3-0 (25-7, 25-17, 25-16). They were lead by Audrey Holm with 20 kills, four aces, three blocks, and 11 digs.
Southwest hosted Cambridge and Hitchcock County for a triangular on Tuesday. Against their 2-0 victory against Hitchcock County, Bailey Truksa led the way with seven kills while Bryn Lampe tallied 18 assists. In the 2-0 loss to Cambridge, Caylin Barnett led the way with four kills.
Wallace traveled to Garden County on Tuesday for a triangular with the Eagles and Potter-Dix. In their 2-0 sweep over Garden County, Wallace was led by Karlie Finley with 12 kills. Wallace was also able to defeat Potter-Dix 2-0 and were led by Finley and Kendyl Flaming with four kills each.
Wauntea-Palisade hosted Medicine Valley for a match on Tuesday and it was a five set thriller. The Broncos emerged victorious as they won the match 3-2. They were led by Cali Cox with 15 kills and 21 digs.
Last Thursday evening the RPAC Volleyball Tournament got underway and here were the results from the first night of action.
We begin with the first round matchups, specifically in Bartley where Southwest hosted. #3 seeded Alma took on the #6 seeded Southern Valley and it was the Cardinals who came away with the win.
7th seeded Bertrand battled against #2 seeded Southwest. Southwest won in three sets and were led by Caylin Barnett and her 15 kills and 10 digs.
Then in Cambridge, it was #4 seed Medicine Valley team who took on #5 seeded Arapahoe. The Warriors took care of business getting the sweep.
Cambridge had a bye in the first round as they are the #1 seed.
Following those first set of matches in the east, volleyball continued from the two locations as Southern Valley and Bertrand played in the consolation. The Eagles won that match.
Then in the winner's bracket, Southwest battled against Alma and won in three sets. Bailey Truksa had 10 kills, one block, and nine digs.
Arapahoe then took on top-seeded Cambridge and lost in three sets.
The West division had a pair of host sites as well with Maywood-Hayes Center a #1 seed, they held matches at Hayes Center and Wallace the #2 seed hosted contests.
In Wallace, Paxton, the #3 seed took on the #6 seeded Maxwell Wildcats. Paxton won in three sets and was led by Audrey Holm with her 12 kills in the match.
The other opening round match in Wallace was #7 seed Dundy County Stratton versus #2 seed Wallace. The Wildcats won via the sweep to move on in the tournament.
Now for Maywood-Hayes Center they had a bye in the first round since they are the #1 seed.
The #4 seed Broncos of Wauneta-Palisade and the #5 seeded Falcons of Hitchcock County battled and it was the Broncos who came out on top in three sets.
Now for second round matchups first in the consolation, Maxwell was able to beat Dundy County-Stratton to continue playing the tournament.
In the winner's bracket, Wallace and Paxton took the court and Wallace won in four sets. Holm had a monster match with 30 kills for the Tigers.
Maywood-Hayes Center then took on Wauneta-Palisade and the #1 seeded Wolves won in three sets. Olivia Hansen had 18 kills to lead the way for the Wolves.
Check out the bracket be below to see the matchups that will take place on Monday.