09.11.2018 - [NCKS]

Members of the Beloit Lady Trojans & Thunder Ridge Lady Longhorns volleyball teams have been named the Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

Beloit went 5-0 this weekend and claimed the Southeast of Saline Tournament championship for the first time in school history.  In pool play, the Lady Trojans defeated Southeast of Saline (25-13, 25-18), Abilene (25-20, 25-9) and Smoky Valley (27-25, 25-27, 25-13).  They then went on to beat Salina South in the semis (25-16, 25-18) before winning the championship over Abilene (25-17, 25-19).  Beloit is now 8-1 on the season after the five wins in Gypsum on Saturday.

Thunder Ridge stayed undefeated on the season as they doubled their record to 12-0 while winning the Southern Cloud Tournament in Miltonvale.  The Lady Longhorns went 3-0 in pool play, beating Bennington (25-17, 25-19), Southern Cloud (25-16, 25-11) and Blue Valley-Randolph (25-21, 25-10).  They won their quarterfinal match against Rock Hills (25-8, 25-8), then went on to beat St. John's/Tipton in the semis (27-25, 25-13).  They capped the day with a championship victory over Hanover (23-25, 25-21, 25-21).  Thunder Ridge is the only team left in the area that remains undefeated in 2018.

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