Meade, Wallace County headed to 1A Sub-State
Two teams from Southwestern Kansas have punched their tickets to the Class 1A Sub-State round of the KSHSAA High School Volleyball Playoffs.
While neither Meade nor Wallace County could claim a region title, their advancement to the Championship match in the Moscow and Tribune Regionals, respectively, enabled both squad to continue their season on Saturday.
Wallace County (21-13) had a first-round bye, then beat Quinter, 25-21, 25-10, to advance to the Championship match. Wheatland/Grinnell (30-7) overcame a deficit to win the region title, 18-25, 25-17, 25-17.
The Lady Wildcats will head to the Ransom-Western Plains Regional on Saturday.
Greeley County, the host team, started off the tournament with a sweep of Weskan, then fell 25-21, 25-13 to Wheatland/Grinnell in the semifinals.
Meade, meanwhile, swept past Deerfield, 2-0 and Ingalls, 2-0, to make it to the Moscow Region Championship match opposite of Montezuma-South Gray (27-9), who took the region crown with a 25-10, 25-17 triumph.
The Buffaloes (24-14) advance to the Greensburg-Kiowa County Regional on Saturday. Brackets for the Sub-State round will be released on Wednesday.