NCKS News
10.24.2019 - [NCKS]

The members of the Thunder Ridge Lady Longhorns volleyball team have been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

Thunder Ridge had an outstanding day at this past Saturday's NPL Tournament in Mankato.  They went 5-0, winning all of their matches in straight sets on their way to their 3rd consecutive league tournament title.  The Lady Longhorns were 3-0 in pool play with wins over Chase (25-18, 25-12), Lakeside (25-14, 25-19) and Lincoln (25-13, 25-11).  They won over Pike Valley in the semis, 25-10 & 25-19 before beating St. John's/Tipton in the championship match 25-19 & 25-18.

Thunder Ridge also finished in 2nd place at the 1A Regional Tournament in Logan on Tuesday.  They had a first round bye, but beat Osborne 25-19 & 25-16 in the semis.  In the end, they fell to Logan, 25-23 & 25-21 in the finals.  Next up for Thunder Ridge is the 1A Sub-State Tournament in Ransom on Saturday with the semifinal matchup against Central Plains.

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