St. Michael Wins NTC Seventh-Grade Volleyball Tourney


Published on February 12 2024 1:24 pm
Last Updated on February 12 2024 1:37 pm
Written by Millie Lange

NEOGA -- Sigel St. Michael claimed the championship of the National Trail Conference Seventh-Grade Volleyball Tournament during Saturday play.

The tourney opened with three matches Wednesday evening. During Saturday play, St. Michael defeated Effingham Sacred Heart, 25-20, 25-23. St. Elmo/Brownstown won over Windsor, 26-24, 25-13. Neoga then downed Stewardson-Strasburg, 25-15, 25-19.

North Clay (Louisville) defeated South Central, 25-21, 25-16. Stew-Stras then won over Sacred Herat, 25-15, 25-19. South Central downed Windsor, 25-13, 25-21.

St. Michael claimed a 25-18, 25-22 win over Neoga and St. Elmo/Browntown beat North Clay, 25-23, 25-21.

In the consolation championship, South Central won over Stewardson-Strasburg, 25-15, 25-21.

The third place contest wen to Neoga over North Clay, 25-16, 25-21.

Sigel St. Michael then defeated St. Elmo/Brownstown, 25-20, 25-21 for the championship.


At Effingham

Teutopolis picked up both victories over Effingham St. Anthony in Friday action.

The Wooden Shoes took the opening set in seventh-grade play, 25-21 before St. Anthony won 25-14. T-town then won the match 15-12.

In eighth-grade play, T-town was a 25-20, 25-23 winner.

Both T-town teams are now 12-2 on the season and are back in action Tuesday hosting Altamont.


At Louisville

In a Friday match, Patoia split victories with North Clay (Louisville).

North Clay was a winner in the seventh-grade match, 25-19, 25-16.

Patoka claimed the eighth-grade contest. North Clay won the opening set 25-14 but Patoka came back with 25-22, 15-7 scores for the match.

North Clay dropped to 9-7 on the season.


Jasper County won the championship of the LEIC Seventh-Grade Volleyball Tournament.

Jasper County won the LEIC Seventh-Grade Volleyball Tournament championship Saturday.

Jasper County defeated Marshall, 25-21, 17-25 15-9 and won over Robinson, 25-16, 25-23. The team then defeated Paris Mayo, 25-22, 25-22.

Jasper County now sports a 13-2 record.

Team leaders for the tourney were:

S. Mainhart, 10 aces, 10 kills, 1 assist, 5 digs, 1 block; K. Copper, 7 aces, 12 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks; L. Thomann, 6 aces, 4 kills, 3 digs; B. Gentry, 6 aces, 10 digs; P. Wagner, 5 aces, 6 kills, 19 assists, 14 digs, 1 block; J. Stanley, 3 aces, 5 kills, 20 assists, 11 digs; L. Kuhl, 7 kills, 1 dig, 1 block