Lady Cats Begin Season Undefeated

Axtell’s volleyballers won the Axtell Invitational on August 27 by defeating all three of their opponents— Medicine Valley 25-9, 25-9, Lawrence-Nelson 25-14, 25-11 and Alma 22-25, 25-7, 25-17. The Lady Cats began the season 3-0 and were included in the most recent state ratings by the Omaha World-Herald.

The Lady Cats hosted FKC foe Elm Creek on September 1 and swept the Lady Buffs 25-14, 25-5, 25-14. Axtell rose to 4-0. 

Game stats: Kills- Lexie Eckhoff 17, Kassidy Halvorsen 6, Jenna Marsh 6, Emma Callan 3, Ellie Johnson 3; Aces- Johnson 3, Eckhoff 2, Audrey Nelson 2; Assists- Nelson 26; Digs- Callan 11, Nelson 7, Halvorsen 7, Angie Snell 6

The Cats had an 88% serve efficiency (65 of 74).

see September 7 Courier for full story