Scott City second at GWAC

Brad Nading
bnading@gctelegram.com

Scott Community High School’s volleyball squad finished in second place Saturday in the Greater Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament at Goodland.

The host Cowboys won the round-robin tournament with a 6-0 record, and Ulysses finished in third place with a 3-3 record.

Scott City ended the day with a 4-2 record. The Beavers opened the day defeating Colby 22-25, 25-21, 25-19, then dropped a match to Goodland 25-19, 25-18. The Beavers then won a close three-set match to Ulysses 25-21, 18-25, 28-26 then defeated Cimarron 25-8, 25-16. Holcomb handed Scott City a loss 21-25, 25-17 and 22-25 before bouncing back for its last match and claiming a 19-25, 25-19, 25-11 victory over Hugoton.

Ulysses knocked off Cimarron to begin their tournament, 15-25, 25-15, 25-16 then defeated Hugoton 25-23, 24-26, 27-25. The Tigers then were defeated by Scott City 21-25, 25-18,26-28, and lost to Goodland 23-25, 21-25. Holcomb then gave Ulysses a loss 17-25, 17-25, but the Tigers bounced back to win their last match of the day against Colby 25-14, 25-23.

Hugoton finished fourth with a 3-3 record, Colby finished fifth with a 2-4 record. Holcomb placed sixth with a 2-4 record and Cimarron finished in seventh with a 1-5 record.

In the overall standings in the GWAC, Goodland won the volleyball championship with a 6-0 regular season record, while Hugoton finished second at 4-1. Holcomb claimed the third spot overall with a 4-2 record in the league.