Seward Tops Colby in Region Semis
Brock Kappelmann - April 2, 2021 4:12 pm
The Lady Saints and the Trojans started the first set with a battle to gain control of the set. Colby matched Seward County at 19 all late in the first set that forced Coach Geno Frugoli to take a timeout and get the Lady Saints back on track. After the timeout, Seward County went on a 6-2 run to close out the first set and to lead the Trojans one set to zero.
Seward County separated themselves from the Trojans early in the second set with a 5-0 run to take a 9-4 lead. This separation continued to grow throughout the set with the Lady Saints having their largest lead of the set 21-12 after a kill by Ana Brangioni. Colby continued to fight but the lead set by Seward County was too much as the Lady Saints went on to win the second set 25-16.
In the third set, Seward County kept its momentum and had a 10-5 lead to start the set. The Trojans responded with a 6-3 run and trailed the Lady Saints by two points at 13-11. Seward County proceeded with a 5-2 run of their own to regain an 18-13 advantage over Colby. The Lady Saints had three match points with a 24-17 lead but the Trojans once again came out looking to climb back into it but it was too late as Seward County took the set 25-20.
The Lady Saints will compete for the Region VI Championship for the fifth year in a row at 6 pm tonight with their opponent to be determined