10.30.2019 - [NCKS]

The members of the Beloit Lady Trojans and Smith Center Lady Red volleyball teams have been named the Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

Beloit is headed to the 3A State Volleyball Tournament for the 4th time in the past 5 seasons after winning the Hoisington Sub-State Championship on Saturday.  The Lady Trojans opened with a 25-8, 25-10 first round win over Larned.  Then, against the host school Hoisington in the semis, they won the first set 25-14, followed by a 25-16 loss in the second set.  In the third, they trailed 15-8 early, but came back for a 25-21 win in the end.  In the championship match, the Lady Trojans won 25-20, 25-20 over TMP-Marian.  They are now 37-3 heading into the state tournament in Hutchinson this weekend.  The 37 wins matches a school record for the Lady Trojans.

Smith Center is headed to state for the 6th time in the past 7 seasons after winning the 2A Sub-State at Trego on Saturday.  In the first round, they beat Oakley 25-21 and 25-13, then won over Hoxie 25-18, 25-21 in the semis.  In the championship match, Smith Center picked up a 25-21, 25-12 win over host school Trego.  The Lady Red are now 34-4 on the season as they head into the State tournament in Dodge City this weekend.

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