10.19.2017 - [NCKS]

The Thunder Ridge Lady Longhorns Volleyball team members have been named the Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

Thunder Ridge played some of their best volleyball of the season this past weekend at the NPL Tournament in Beloit.  They won pool play matches over Rock Hills (25-11, 25-13) and Wilson (25-12, 25-6).  They then advanced to bracket play, where the beat Southern Cloud in the quarterfinals (25-15, 25-8) and St. John's/Tipton in the semis (25-14, 21-25, 25-17).  In the championship match at Beloit High, they faced Sylvan-Lucas, a team that they lost to in two in the regular season meeting, but the Lady Longhorns came out on top the second time around, winning 25-13 and 25-23.  After going 5-0 at the NPL Tournament, Thunder Ridge finished their regular season on Tuesday night at the Natoma Triangular, winning over Natoma (25-13, 25-9) and Chase (25-3, 25-12).  Thunder Ridge finished the regular season with a 31-4 record and they have won ten straight matches heading into the Sub-State tournament in Atwood this Saturday, where they will be the #1 seed.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.