Saturday, September 2, 2017
Millard West High School
Gretna High School
The Wildcats took on the Gretna Dragons in the finals of the Heartland Crossroads Tournament. Gretna earlier in the day defeated Lincoln North Star and Columbus.
Millard West come out firing in the first set taking a lead of nearly 10 points before Gretna began battling back. The Wildcats took Set 1 with a score of 25-17
The Dragons came back and made set 2 a battle handing the Wildcats a 26-28 setback.
Millard West refocused and again took control of the match winning set 3 25-18. With the win the Wildcats were the 2017 Heartland Crossroads Tournament Champions for the first time since 2013.
Ashley Bush lead the charge posting 10 kills and hitting .219% McCormick was right behind with 9 kills hitting a blistering .421%
Defensively the cats were led by Libero Centeno with 10 digs.
JV Heartland Crossroads Tournament
Down the road at Millard West High School the JV portion of the HC Tournament was taking place. The JV cats swept the tournament and were crowned Champions for the 4th straight year. Scores of the Match were:
MW vs Lincoln North Star: 25-12, 25-19
MW vs Columbus: 25-6, 25-15
MW vs Fremont: 25-12, 25-11