Eighth grade wins tourney

HOLTON — Knocking off Rossville in straight sets in the championship match, the Concordia eighth grade volleyball team won the Holton Invitational on Saturday.
Concordia downed Rossvlle 25-18, 25-19 in the title match.
Cydney Bergmann had six service points in the win. Laken Schroeder and Peyton Reynolds had five service points each.
Concordia knocked off Holton 25-23, 25-21 in the semifinals.
Bergmann had eight service points with two aces. Reynolds added five service points with two aces, and Roylynn Madden had five service points.
The Panthers opened pool play with a 25-14, 25-12 victory over Jeff West.
Bergmann had 11 points with seven aces.
Concordia defeated Atchison, 25-14, 25-22.
Jessica Williams had seven points with four aces.
Jaden Champlin had six points with three aces, and Bergmann had five points.
Wamego handed Concordia its lone loss in three sets, 25-13, 23-25, 15-13.

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