SACRED HEART SELLS OUT GAME: Sacred Heart’s homecoming game against Inman has sold out, the school announced Tuesday afternoon.
The seating limit at the Graves Family Sports Complex is 487, set forth by Kansas Wesleyan University.
Sacred Heart also announced its ticketing and masking procedures Tuesday. All spectators must put on a mask before entering the stadium, present their tickets at the ticket booth, pay their admission and then enter the facility.
Those picking up tickets may do so at the will-call table, starting at 6:30 p.m.
SOUTH TAKES SECOND: At Maize, Emma Shuda’s 3-0 day at No. 1 singles paced the Cougars on Tuesday.
South’s No. 2 doubles team of Jaedyn DeGarmo and Riley Weber finished second with a 2-1 record.
South recorded seven team points while Maize won the quad with 12 points.
SOUTH FALLS TO DERBY, HUTCH: At Hutchinson, the Cougars took both Hutchinson and Derby to three sets Tuesday night.
South lost to Derby, 25-17, 18-26, 25-20, before falling to Hutchinson, 25-14, 24-26, 25-22.
Junior Brooklynn Needham led the Cougars with 11 kills against the Panthers. Senior Mariah Janda had 20 assists and sophomore Sydney Anderes 13 digs.
Senior Reese Alteman had nine kills against the Salthawks, while Anderes tallied 15 digs.
SACRED HEART SPLITS: At Ellsworth, Sacred Heart won the second match of its dual with Ellsworth on Tuesday night.
Ellsworth won the first match 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, while Sacred Heart swept the Bearcats in the second, 27-25, 25-16.
Kelsie Gack led the Knights’ offense with 26 kills, while Teghan Slagle had 16 and Avery Eshleman 11, to go with four solo and two block assists. Ellie Woodall recorded 34 assists and two service aces, with Audrey Woodall adding 20 assists and Sydney Goetz contributing a team-high 17 digs.
SOUTHEAST SWEEPS: At Gypsum, the Trojans celebrated senior night on a positive note Tuesday night against Republic County.
Southeast swept the dual with the Buffaloes, taking the first match, 25-17, 25-20, and the second, 20-25, 25-20, 25-22.
Senior Makenna Bartholomew led the Trojans with 17 kills. Junior Karsyn Schlesener added 21 assists and sophomore Chase Gilpin had 11 digs.
WESLEYAN-BETHANY POSTPONED: Kansas Wesleyan and Bethany will have to wait to play each other next Saturday in a Kansas Conference triangular at Ottawa.
The two schools were scheduled to play a nonconference match at Mabee Arena on Wednesday, but it was postponed to protect the safety and health of their players.
Both schools mutually agreed on the postponement with officials seeking a make-up date.
NORTON, FREES LEAD SOUTH: At Hesston, Zoe Norton finished second individually and Nina Frees fourth to lead Salina South to a third-place team finish in the Newton Invitational.
Norton shot a 37 on the Hesston Golf Club’s front nine, one stroke behind medalist Elly Bertholf of Winfield. Frees had a 42.
Campus won the team title with a 149 total, followed by Newton with 182 and South at 186. Salina Central took fifth wiah a 202.
Leading the way for Central were Karter Fuller and Bridgit Conway, who shot 47 to tie for eighth.