There will be no return trip to the Class 3A State Volleyball Tournament for the Remington Broncos.



After winning their Sub-State opener at Remington Saturday against eighth seed Lyons, 25-5, 25-8, the top-seeded Lady Broncos won the first game against fourth seed Hutchinson Trinity before losing, 13-25, 25-17, 25-22. Remington, which finished third at last year’s State Tournament, finished this season with a record of 28-10.
 

 


There will be no return trip to the Class 3A State Volleyball Tournament for the Remington Broncos.

After winning their Sub-State opener at Remington Saturday against eighth seed Lyons, 25-5, 25-8, the top-seeded Lady Broncos won the first game against fourth seed Hutchinson Trinity before losing, 13-25, 25-17, 25-22. Remington, which finished third at last year’s State Tournament, finished this season with a record of 28-10.

Against Lyons, Margo Regier had eight kills for the Broncos while Katie Regier had seven and Jessi Green added four. Setter Kari Thiessen had 20 assists and served 16-for-16. Chelsey Thiessen served 19-for-19.

In the semifinal against Trinity, Katie Regier had 13 kills while Margo Regier had 11. Jessica DeBaun had 16 total blocks (seven stuff blocks) while Chelsey Thiessen added 10 and Green nine. Kari Thiessen had 23 assists while Courtney Claassen had 32 good passes. The Broncos will lose only two seniors this year, Margo Regier and Chelsey Thiessen.

“The way the tournament turned out was a disappointment, but we can’t just look at the last match of the season,” said Bronco head coach Jodi Janzen. “Our year was excellent, and we have to be proud of the fact that we came together and improved throughout the year. I’m most disappointed that our season has come to a close. This has been a terrific group of girls, and I’m very proud of their accomplishments.”

In Class 2A, Berean Academy qualified for the State Tournament in Hays for the second straight year, doing so as the fourth seed at Saturday’s Sub-State in Sedan. The Warriors knocked off fifth seed Peabody-Burns, top seed Cedar Vale/Dexter and second seed West Elk to qualify for State.

For the second straight year, the Warriors (18-17) have drawn the eighth seed at Hays. In pool play on Friday at Busch-Gross Coliseum, Berean will face top seed Valley Heights at 8:30 a.m., fourth seed Sublette at 11:30 and fifth seed Pittsburg Colgan at 1:30.

Also at Sedan, sixth seed Flinthills lost their first-round match to third-seeded host Sedan, 25-22, 25-19.

“We missed four serves in the first game, and two of them came late in the game when we were leading 21-20 and 22-21,” said Flinthills head coach Kent Harms. “In the second game, we let them jump ahead early and we never caught up. We had three more misses than kills in the second game.”

The Lady Mustangs ended their season with an overall record of 12-19.