Top-ranked Diller-Odell withstood McKenna Niemoth and Doniphan-Trumbull just long enough. Niemoth had a match-high 34 kills for the No. 4 Cardinals, but it wasn’t enough as the Griffiths advanced to the C-2 state championship match with a 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 22-25, 15-11 win Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Led by a 23-kill performance by Madison Jurgens, as well as 19 kills and eight blocks from Madison Hajek, the third-ranked Griffins advanced to the Class D1 state tournament championship with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19 victory over Bertrand in the semifinals Friday at Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Clarkson/Leigh’s Dominik Harper knew he had to make a big play to motivate his team in the second half, down by six at halftime. And he wasted no time in finding it.

Sarah Allick, Lincoln North Star: The 6-foot senior middle blocker, previously committed to Nebraska, is committed to Augustana; she had 270 kills and 87 blocks last season.

The Diller-Odell Griffins raced to a 24-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and went on to post a 56-18 win over the McCool Junction Mustangs Friday night.

The night started slow for the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolf volleyball team, but once it got untracked the squad came back from a one game deficit to defeat Diller–Odell in the first round of the MUDECAS Tournament.