Grand Island Heartland Lutheran owns its first winning streak of the season.
Six-Man No. 1 Riverside was tested for as much as they had been since late 2014 Friday night by second-ranked St. Edward.
Six-man No. 2-rated St. Edward lost half of its two-headed rushing attack during the second quarter of Thursday’s game at Heartland Lutheran.
Quarterback Noah Valasek threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead Riverside to its second straight six-man championship as the Chargers rolled past St. Edward 72-18 Friday at UNK’s Ron and Carol Cope Stadium.
Riverside knows what to expect when it plays for its second straight title in Friday’s Six-Man Coaches Association championship game at Nebraska-Kearney’s Ron and Carol Cope Stadium. St. Edward is hoping to repeat Riverside’s path from last year.
Winning while conserving energy was a common theme Friday night as Fullerton and Humphrey St. Francis advanced to Saturday’s championship game of the Goldenrod Conference Tournament.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights got off to a slow start Tuesday night, dropping the first set to 1-16 St. Edward 25-23.
Giltner, Mead, Deshler, Nebraska Christian and St. Edward got together for a day of volleyball, but the best of the bunch Saturday turned out to be the host Hampton Hawks.