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2010 Warrior Volleyball Season Ends Abruptly to Neumann in Round 2 of Sub-Districts (4 Sets)

Wahoo Finishes Season with 26-6 Record

On Tuesday, November 2 at Round 2 of Sub-Districts at Fremont High School, Bishop Neumann ended Wahoo's season in 4 sets: 25-19, 21-25, 22-25, 22-25.

Coach's comments and statistics will be posted soon . . .

Warrior Volleyball Dominates in 3 Sets over D.C. West in Sub-District Play
Wahoo Meets Neumann Tues. Night at Fremont High for Next Round (6:30 p.m. Start)



Past Season Articles:

Wahoo Volleyball Falls Short in 5-Set Shoot-Out against Class B Powerhouse Bennington
Warriors Head to Fremont High for Nov. 1 Sub-District (Game 3 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Wahoo may have fallen short of the victory this evening, but it didn't go without a gallant effort. 

Wahoo took the Bennington Badgers to five sets. Wahoo lost the first two 24-26 and 16-25, but came back swinging to sweep the next two 25-19 and 25-21. The two ranked teams battled for the fifth set. Wahoo came back from a two-point deficit late in the 5th.

"We trailed the Badgers 11-13 but the girls just didn't lose their focus. They played well but came up short in the end. We are extremely proud of the effort they showed,"  Stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.

"We just came off of a 10 day break," commented Co-Head Coach Trish Larson. "This concerned us. We were hoping the girls wouldn't be rusty from the break. They showed how to play with heart."

Wahoo lost the match 16-18. The Warriors had 50 kills for the evening with senior setter Mahala Egr putting up 35 assists.  

"We had three hitters at 14 kills a piece. That says something for our offense tonight," stated Larson.  

Senior hitters Kayla Bennet and Emily Brodahl, along with junior middle Katelyn O'Brien, were the ones who put those in the book.

Statistical Leaders:
Kills: K. O'Brien 14 .500; E. Brodahl 14 .379; K. Bennett 14 .116; A. Brodahl 4 .188; M. Egr 2 .250
   Team: 50 .232
Assists: M. Egr 35
Defensive Digs: K. Krecklow 20; M. Egr 20; K. Bennett 17; D. Barry 15
Blocks: K. Bennett 6; K. O'Brien 4; E. Brodahl 3; K. Krecklow 2
Ace Serves: D. Barry 4; K. Krecklow 2; M. Egr 2; S. Grandgenett 2

Wahoo heads to Sub-District play at Fremont High on Monday November 1. They will play the third game at 7:30. 

"We are looking forward to districts. The goal all season has been to make the trip to Grand Island. This trip would be the first in school history! The girls are working hard to fulfill this goal," Egr stated.

Wahoo Volleyball Takes Runner-Up at Capitol Conference Tournament
25-4 Wahoo Faces Class B Bennington Again Oct. 26

Wahoo took runner up in the Capital Conference tourney Saturday in Bennington.

In Thursday night play Wahoo defeated Ft. Calhoun 25-6, 25-13, 25-16. Warriors then produced a solid sweep against Ashland 25-17, 25-17, 25-16. In Championship play on  Saturday in Bennington, Wahoo fell short to Class B ranked Badgers 20-25, 19-25, 22-25.

"Bennington is a solid team. We hung with them but just couldn't produce the win," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.

Tournament Statistical Leaders:
K. Bennett 30, K. O'Brien 12, K. Krecklow 16, E. Brodahl 21,  A. Brodahl 16, K. O'Brien 12, M. Egr 10
M. Egr 68, K. Krecklow 8, D. Barry 5
E. Brodahl 3, K. O'Brien 3, K. Bennett 2,
Defensive Digs
K. Krecklow 47, D. Barry 39, M. Egr 34, K. Bennett 34, S. Grandgenett 17
Ace Serves:
M. Egr 6, K. Bennett 5, K. Krecklow 5, D. Barry 5, Liane White 3

Wahoo will face Bennington again on October 26.

The 2010 Capitol Conference Volleyball Tournament will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 16 at both Wahoo and Bennington. The #1-Seeded Warriors will debut in Match #1 against Fort Calhoun on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Wahoo High School (5:00 p.m. start). Please click HERE to view the entire tournament bracket. GO WARRIORS!

Warrior Netters Sweep First Round of Conference Tournament
25-3 Wahoo Plays for Conference Championship Saturday at 2:15 p.m. in Bennington

Warrior Volleyball swept the first round of Conference, defeating Ft. Calhoun and Ashland in 3 straight sets. "Fearless" was the theme for the night and that is how they played! The girls didn't allow more than 17 points scored on them the entire evening. Come cheer the Warriors on to a Conference Victory Saturday at 2:15 in Bennington.

Warriors Come Up Short against Syracuse
Wahoo Now 23-3

Wahoo took a loss at the hands of Syracuse in the battle of defense (Oct. 12): 21-25, 25-19, 23-25, 20-25.

Statistical leaders:
44 kills K. Bennett 14 .273; K. Krecklow 15 .232; E. Brodahl  5 .037; A. Brodahl 6 .056;
Assists: M. Egr 35
Digs: D. Barry 27
Blocks: E. Brodahl 7; K. O'Brien 3; A. Brodahl 1
Ace Serves: D. Barry 3

Warrior Netters Demolish Centennial in Three Sets!
23-2 Wahoo Prepares for Oct. 12 Home Match-Up vs. Syracuse

Wahoo dominated in 3 against the Broncos from Centennial (25-14, 25-9, 25-13) as the Warriors Attack Cancer. 

Please click HERE to view photos from this competition.

The netters dedicated this evening's game to benefit cancer research. They packed the gym in a sea of pink to honor those with cancer. Businesses in the surrounding towns donated items to be raffled off. At the end of the game, the players released remembrance balloons outside for those who have fought their battle with cancer.

Statistical leaders:
Kills: Kayla Bennett (9), Emily Brodahl (8), Kylie Krecklow (7), Katelyn O'Brien (6), and Alison Brodahl & Mahala Egr (4).
Service Aces: Sam Grandgenett (6)
Digs: Darcy Barry (11)
Assists: Mahala Egr (23)

Wahoo Netters Come Back Swinging!
Warriors Sweep Lincoln Lutheran in 3 (Record: 22-2)

After a disappointing loss to Fillmore Central at the BlueJay Invitational, Wahoo came back swinging. 

The Warriors of Wahoo hammered out 42 kills to sweep Lincoln Lutheran in 3 straight sets: 25-16, 25-23, 25-16. Click HERE to view photos from this contest.

Senior middle hitter Emily Brodahl had 9 kills for .444 efficiency. 

"The girls were ready for this game. They knew they had to play tough to a solid Lutheran team," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.

"We are proud of the overall effort. We talked yesterday at practice about playing tenacious defense and running our tempo offense. That is exactly what they did," added Co-Head Coach Trish Larson.

Statistical Leaders:
Kills: K. Bennett 12, M. Egr 3, K. Krecklow 7, E. Brodahl 9, K. O'Brien 5, A. Brodahl 5
M. Egr 29
Bennett, White, Barry, all with 3
Def. Digs:
Bennett 22, Egr 13, Krecklow 22, Grandgenett 8, E. Brodahl 8, A. Brodahl 8, D. Barry 17
Solo:  E. Brodahl 4, K. Bennett 1, K. Kreckow 1, K. O'Brien 1
Assists: E. Brodahl 3, M. Egr 1, A. Brodahl 3

Wahoo Netters Continue to Roll!
Warriors Advance to 17-1 Following Tuesday Night Win at Neumann

Wahoo defeated Neumann on their home court 25-16, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22, advancing to 17-1 for the season. 

Warriors take to the road on Thursday for the first round of the BlueJay Invite. Wahoo will play Roncalli first round.

Statistical Leaders
Kills: E. Brodahl 15 .351; K. Bennet 13 .200, K. O'Brien 10 .364; K. Krecklow; M. Egr 2 .090
Total Team Kills: 52 .192
Assists: M. Egr 40
Digs: D. Barry 25, M. Egr 24, K. Bennet 22; K. Krecklow 15
Blocks: E. Brodahl 3; A. Brodahl 1; M. Egr 1
Team Blocks: 5
Ace Serves: K. Bennett 3; S. Grandgenett 2; L. White 2

Warriors Advance to 16-1 after Home Triangular with Ft. Calhoun and D.C. West

The Warriors advanced to 16-1 Monday night, September 27, defeating Ft. Calhoun (25-17, 25-11) and D.C. West (25-11, 25-13) in a home triangular (D.C. West defeated Ft. Calhoun in game 2 [25-15, 26-24]).

Triangular  Stats:
Kills: K. Bennett 14 .242; K. O'Brien 8 .483; E. Brodahl 8 .402; K. Krecklow 5 .350; M. Egr 5 .471; A. Brodahl 5 .191
   TEAM: .247 KE for the day
Blocks: K. O'Brien 1, E. Brodahl 1
Assists: M. Egr 35
Digs: D. Barry 17; K. Bennett 11; K. Krecklow 19; M. Egr 13
Ace Serves: L.White 6

Warrior Netters Advance to 14-1 after Winning David City Tourney
Egr and Bennett Named to All Tourney Team

Warriors advance to 14-1 after taking the title at the David City Tournament. Despite a slow start against Aquinas losing the first set 22-25, Wahoo regained composure and dominated the rest of the tournament.

Please click HERE to view photos from the David City Tournament.

"We got off to a slow start and couldn't get in a rhythm. The great thing about this group is their confidence and faith in each other. I knew they would rebound," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.

Wahoo defeated Aquinas the next two sets 25-17, 25-12.

To make it to the finals, Wahoo beat Twin Rivers 25-15, 25-11. The Warriors hammered out 24 kills against Twin Rivers, only giving up 4 errors at the net.

In the finals Wahoo handed North Bend two losses (25-15, 25-12) to capture the Championship Trophy. Senior setter Mahala Egr and outside hitter Kayla Bennett were chosen by the coaches to the All Tournament Team.

Tourney Stats:
Kills: K. Bennett 23 .262; K. O'Brien 15 .277; E. Brodahl 15 .469; K. Krecklow 12 .229; M. Egr 11 .423; A. Brodahl 7 .040
TEAM: .283 KE for the day
Blocks: K. O'Brien 4, E. Brodahl 3; A. Brodahl 2; K. Bennett 1
Assists: M. Egr 51
Digs: D. Barry 33; K. Bennett 30; K. Krecklow 28; M. Egr 25; S. Grandgenett 14
Ace Serves: L.White 5; M. Egr 5; S. Grandgenett 3; K. Bennett 2

Warriors Bring Home Hardware from Seward Wurst Tourney
9-1 Wahoo Netters Head to Ashland for Saturday Triangular

The Warrior netters went 2-1 at Seward’s Wurst Tournament on Saturday, September 18, 2010 to earn 3rd place metals. Click HERE to view photos of the tournament.

The Warriors defeated York in the first match of the day 25-16, 25-16 to advance to the semi finals where the faced the top-ranked Bennington Badgers.

The girls lost the first set 22-25.  

“We quickly found ourselves in a 0-5 deficit. The girls battled through it and kept plugging away,” commented Co-Head Coach Ann Egr. “The girls had to fix their serve receive passing to start running the offense. Once we did this, we were able to gain some of the momentum."

Coach Trish Larson added, “It’s all about limiting our unforced errors. The girls were able to do this in the second set. They started out on top and never let them gain the lead.”

The Brodahl sisters had two huge blocks early in the 2nd set allowing the Warrior defense to take over.

The Warriors fell short in the 3rd set and were handed their first loss of the season. 

“It’s always disappointing to lose, but to lose to a great team and play tough only makes us better,” added Larson and Egr.

In the last game of the day Wahoo defeated Duchesne 25-11, 25-21.

Weekend Statistical Leaders:
Kills: K. Bennett 21 KE .213; E. Brodahl 19 KE .354; A. Brodahl 13 .071; K. O’Brien 11 KE .290; M. Egr 10 KE .457; D. Barry 7 KE .176;  TEAM: 81 KE .284
Assists: M. Egr 59
Serves: M. Egr 96% 7 Ace; D. Barry 100% 3 Ace; L. White 97% 3 Ace; Lois White 93% 3 Ace; K. Bennett 93% 2 Ace; TEAM 95% 18 Ace
Digs: D. Barry 32; S. Grandgenett 24; M. Egr 23; K. Bennett 18; Lois White 14; A. Brodahl 6; L. White 3
Blocks: Solo E. Brodahl and K. O’Brien each with 1  Assist: E. Brodahl 6, A. Brodahl 7; K. O’Brien 1

Warriors take to the road on Tuesday for a triangular with Arlington and Ashland-Greenwood at Ashland.

Warrior Netters Down Yutan in 4 Sets
7-0 Wahoo Heads to Seward's Wurst Tourney Saturday

Wahoo defeated Yutan tonight (Sept. 16) in 4 sets: 13-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-21.

Please click HERE to view photos of the game.

Kayla Bennett led the teams in kills with 21 for .347, Darcy Barry moved to outside this evening due to injured senior hitter Kylie Krecklow. Barry had 13 kills .590, Alison Brodahl 10 for .333, Emily Brodahl 7 for .318, Mahala Egr 5 for .312, Katelyn O'Brien 5 for .333.

Team Total 61 for .380.

Senior setter Mahala Egr had 48 assists.

Sam Grandgenett stepped in as libero adding 16 digs along with Barry's 13, Bennett's 13, and Egr's 11

Katelyn O'Brien and Darcy Barry both had 2 ace serves.

Middle Blocker Emily Brodahl led the team with 4 blocks.

Warriors advance to 7-0, and hit the road Saturday for the "Wurst" Tourney in Seward. Wahoo faces York at 9:00 a.m.

Warrior Netters Sweep Norfolk Catholic; Advance to 6-0
Wahoo Takes On Yutan at Home on September 16

Wahoo advanced to 6-0 with a sweep against Norfolk Catholic last night (September 9) 25-23, 26-24, 25-21. 

Please click HERE to view photos of the Norfolk Catholic competition.

The Warriors have not given up a set on this streak. A balanced offense, solid defense, and strong leaders seem to be the mix that is working for the netters.  

Statistical leaders:

95% serving as a team. Seniors Mahala Egr and Kayla Bennett lead in service aces with 3; followed closely by Kylie Krecklow with 2.

Hitting: Team .290, M. Egr .777, K. Krecklow .100, A. Brodahl .125, K. Bennett .207, K. O'Brien .222, E. Brodahl .307

Blocks: The Brodahl sisters brought home 2 block assists, with Bennett and O'Brien each claiming one.

Digs: Senior Kylie Krecklow and Sophomore Darcy Barry both led the team with 20 apiece. Bennett 17, Egr 11

Assists: M. Egr 27, D. Barry 2

The Warriors are off this weekend. Next game the netters will face ranked C2 Yutan Chieftons in a home match on September 16.


Warriors Take Championship in First Annual WHS Invitational Volleyball Tournament
Wahoo Advances Flawless Season Start to 5-0

1st Annual Wahoo High School Invitational Volleyball Tournament
September 4, 2010


Game #1:
Wahoo def Roncalli: 25-13, 25-12

Game #2:
West Point
def. Roncalli: 25-17, 25-22

Game #3:
def. West Point: 25-15, 25-9


Game #1:
def Lincoln Christian: 25-12, 25-17

Game #2:
Lincoln Christian
def Ord: 26-24, 25-16

Game #3:
Ord def Concordia: 29-27, 25-19

Tournament Play:

5th Place Game: Roncalli def. Lincoln Christian: 17-25, 25-21, 26-24

3rd Place Game: Ord def. West Point: 25-20, 25-16

1st Place Game: Wahoo def. Concordia 25-18,  25-12

Runner Up: Concordia

Champion: Wahoo High School
Wahoo Stats/Highlights
Total Kills for the day: M. Egr 8, K. Krecklow 16, A. Brodahl 5, K. Bennett 20, K. O'Brien 12, E. Brodahl
Team Total: 75, with M. Egr earning 67 Assists
Warriors served well with 23 total team Ace Serves. Kayla Bennett lead the team with 8, Egr 3, Krecklow 3, Barry 5, White 3, Grandgenett 2
Passing efficiency 2.31 for the day.
Darcy Barry and Mahala Egr led the team in digs with 19 a piece. Emily Brodahl had 5 solo blocks.
Please click HERE to view Wahoo's Varsity Roster.

2010 Warrior Volleyball Team

2010 Warrior Volleyball Seniors

2010 Warrior Volleyball Season Ends Abruptly to Neumann in Round 2 of Sub-Districts (4 Sets)

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