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Sub-state volleyball to feature rematches

By The Herald Staff | 10/23/2013

Sub-state volleyball tournaments may feature regular-season rematches. One for sure.

In the Fort Scott sub-state, No. 4 Ottawa (17-20) plays 2 p.m. Saturday against top-seeded Louisburg (35-2). The Wildcats defeated Ottawa Tuesday to complete an undefeated march through the Frontier League.

Sub-state volleyball tournaments may feature regular-season rematches. One for sure.

In the Fort Scott sub-state, No. 4 Ottawa (17-20) plays 2 p.m. Saturday against top-seeded Louisburg (35-2). The Wildcats defeated Ottawa Tuesday to complete an undefeated march through the Frontier League.

Central Heights, Wellsville, West Franklin are in the same regional at Rossville that features top-ranked Silver Lake.

Wellsville is attempting to win its third straight sub-state championship.

No. 2 West Franklin (29-6) plays 2 p.m. Saturday against No. 7 Oskaloosa (3-31). No. 3 Wellsville (29-8) plays after the WF-Oskaloosa match versus No. 6 Kansas City Christian (4-27)

No. 4 Central Heights (17-15) plays the second match on court A against No. 5 Rossville (8-26). The first match at 2 p.m. pits top-seeded Silver Lake (30-6) against No. 8 Osage City (2-29).

The bracket sets up a potential fourth meeting between West Franklin and Wellsville in the semifinals. Wellsville has won two of the three matches.

Cross-country

A 4A regional will be at Ottawa’s Eisenhower course. It will feature top teams from the Frontier and Pioneer leagues.

The Baldwin and Ottawa boys teams finished at the top of the Frontier League, while Anderson County nipped Iola by a point in the Pioneer League.

The girls race begins at 2:30 p.m. with the boys at 3 p.m. The top three teams qualify for the 4A state meet.

The girls field features Anderson County, the Pioneer League champ, along with third-place Osawatomie and Southeast Kansas League runner-up Fort Scott.

Fort Scott senior Katren Rienbolt is a three-time league champion.

Sugar Valley Golf Course in Mound City will be the site of a 3A regional that features local schools Central Heights, Wellsville and West Franklin. The girls race is at 3 p.m. followed by the boys at 3:30 p.m.

The Wellsville boys are gunning for its sixth straight trip to state as team. Wellsville is led by senior Chase Bouse, the Pioneer League champion.

The Wellsville girls, the Pioneer League runner-up, are attempting to qualify for state for the first time in many years. The Eagles are led by freshman Lauren McDaniel, the Pioneer League champ.

The West Franklin girls want to return to state as a team after a year absence. The Falcons just missed last year.

The Falcons are led by Alexis Yelland and Autumn Holloway. The West Franklin boys are paced by Isaiah Messick.

Cross-country

Ottawa

Baldwin, Baxter Springs, Burlington, Columbus, Fort Scott, Frontenac, Anderson County, Girard, Iola, Prairie View, Louisburg, Osawatomie, Ottawa, Paola, Santa Fe Trail, Spring Hill.

Pleasanton

Arma, Caney Valley, Cherokee-Southeast, Council Grove, Erie, Eureka, Fredonia, Humboldt, Jayhawk-Linn, Neodesha, Osage City, West Franklin, KC Christian, Central Heights, Wellsville.

Volleyball

Fort Scott

(1) Louisburg (35-2) vs (4) Ottawa (17-20), 2 p.m.

(2) Fort Scott (22-14) vs (3) Paola (23-15), 3 p.m.

Championship, 4 p.m.

Rossville

(1) Silver Lake (30-6) vs. (8) Osage City (2-29), 2 p.m.

(4) Central Heights (17-15) vs. (5) Rossville (8-26), after first match.

(2) West Franklin (29-6) vs. (7) Oskaloosa (3-31), 2 p.m.

(3) Wellsville (29-8) vs. (6) KC Christian (4-27), after first match.

Silver Lake-Osage City winner vs. Central Heights-Rossville winner

West Franklin-Oskaloosa winner vs. Wellsville-KC Christian winner

Championship

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