The Bison have the top seeds at No. 1 singles and doubles and will be among the favorites in the team race. A year ago, McCook edged Omaha Duchesne by a half-point to win the title. This year, Duchesne is seeded second in singles and third in No. 1 doubles.
Halle Meister had 15 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday night to lead Omaha Roncalli to a 54-48 win over Omaha Duchesne in the B-2 subdistrict final.
Omaha Skutt won its third straight Class B title Saturday night by defeating Omaha Duchesne 25-22, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19 at the state volleyball tournament.
When points needed to be made, Omaha Duchesne made the plays against Northwest.
Making its third consecutive state tournament appearance, Omaha Duchesne’s comfort level was apparent.
The No. 2 Cardinals outlasted the No. 4 Dragons 28-26, 26-24, 25-21 on Tuesday night. Host Duchesne moved its record to 22-4 while Gretna fell to 18-6.
The 19-3 Cardinals, ranked No. 2 in Class B, will host No. 1 Omaha Skutt on Thursday at 7 p.m. The 20-5 SkyHawks are the two-time defending state champions and have not lost a set this season against Class B competition.
Omaha Duchesne won its third straight Class B girls state golf title Tuesday at Quail Run Golf Course.
Omaha Duchesne’s favorite number Monday was 77.
During her high school career at Logan View, future Husker All-American Jordan Larson became known for her devastating jump serve. Omaha Duchesne’s Julianna Kalil now is carrying on that tradition.
Omaha Duchesne was ready for some golf — the defending Class B champion hadn’t been in a tournament for two weeks.
Kate and Jane Krueger have followed in their mom’s footsteps. “We eat, live, breathe tennis,” Jane said. “It’s just a great sport. It’s just a big part of our family.”
Omaha Skutt put itself in position to repeat as champions with Friday’s 25-22, 25-12, 25-21 victory over Omaha Duchesne in the semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Youthful Omaha Duchesne has done a lot of growing up this season. That was evident Thursday afternoon as the Class B No. 5 Cardinals knocked off No. 4 Elkhorn 22-25, 25-15, 25-23, 28-26 in first-round play at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Omaha Duchesne made a bit of history Tuesday night in its B-2 subdistrict final win over visiting Omaha Roncalli. The 25-22, 19-25, 25-14, 25-11 victory guarantees that the Cardinals will host a district final Saturday for the first time.
Beatrice senior Kirsten Baete made four birdies in a seven-hole stretch in the middle of the round, propelling her to the individual title at the Class B girls state golf meet at Quail Run Golf Course.
Omaha Duchesne kept its midseason momentum going Tuesday night with a pair of triangular victories. The Cardinals, ranked fourth in Class B, posted wins over South Sioux City and Omaha Gross.
Defending Class B champion Omaha Duchesne had three top-10 finishers Thursday as it repeated as champion of the Papillion-La Vista girls golf invitational at Miracle Hill.
Omaha Skutt, top-ranked in Class B, rolled in its opening-round match Thursday night, downing Omaha Duchesne 25-10, 25-14, 25-12 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Omaha Duchesne coach Andrew Wehrli knows the Omaha Skutt volleyball team a little better than he’d like. The Cardinals play the top-seeded Skyhawks in a Class B state tournament game Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The match at Pinnacle Bank Arena will be their third meeting, with Skutt (37-2) winning the first two.
First-year coach Andrew Wehrli has talked with his Omaha Duchesne team about building a tradition within its volleyball program. Saturday was a pretty good place to start.
“Mom” led Omaha Duchesne on Tuesday to its first state title in any sport in 13 years. Kara Pelster matched the day’s low score of 80 at Quail Run as Duchesne ended Scottsbluff’s two-year run as Class B girls golf champion.
Coming off its best volleyball season ever, Omaha Concordia has struggled at times to find a rhythm. But coach Kiley Hansen liked what she saw Tuesday night as her Mustangs defeated visiting Omaha Duchesne in four sets.
Seniors at Omaha Marian and Omaha Duchesne will compete in the Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Finals on Sunday.
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