Three of four area volleyball clubs earned wins in their opening round matches at the state tournament yesterday and joined Lakeview in today’s semifinals.
In D1, Howells-Dodge swept BDS in three sets, while Nebraska Christian also downed Overton 3-0. The Jaguars will take on the Eagles today at 9 a.m. on 93.5 The Hawk. In D2 action Thursday, Humphrey St. Francis avoided an upset. The Flyers won the last two sets to get past number 7 seed Anselmo-Merna 3-2. Today, St. Francis faces Maywood-Hayes Center at 11 a.m. on KLIR 101. Clarkson-Leigh was upset in C2 action last night. The third-seeded Patriots fell to number 6 seed Sutton 3-2 to end the season at 23-8.
Lakeview, which won its C1 opening round match over Syracuse on Wednesday, battles top-seeded Kearney Catholic this afternoon at 1 o’clock. That match will be broadcast on KLIR.