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Lady Cards finish fourth at state tournament
Area State Volleyball
spt JF Larned Foster Perez
Larned High Schools Roxy Foster (4) and Maci Perez attempt to block a volley during the Class 4A Division-II state tournament on Friday afternoon at the Bicentennial Center in Salina. - photo by Janet Fleske Special to the Tribune

EMPORIA — The Hoisington High School volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Class 3A State Tournament on Saturday at White Auditorium.
The Lady Cardinals came out of pool play in second place, facing the top finisher from the second pool, Silver Lake, in the semifinal round.
Silver Lake went on to defeat Cheney for the state title.
Hoisington fell 25-21, 25-21 to end up in the third-place match against Marysville.
Marysville topped the Lady Cardinals 26-24, 25-23 to claim third.
Hoisington went 2-1 in pool play, losing to Cheney in two sets before knocking out Nemaha Valley and Jayhawk Linn.

• Larned falls short in Class 4A pool play
SALINA — Larned was unable to make it out of pool play on Friday at the Bicentennial Center.
The Lady Indians went 0-3 on the day, only winning one set against Frontenac.

                                 — Kevin Price

Class 3A State Tournament


At Emporia
White Auditorium

Hoisington pool play results
Cheney 2, Hoisington 0
(25-17, 25-12)
Hoisington 2, Nemaha Valley 0
(25-15, 25-13)
Hoisington 2, Jayhawk Linn 0
(25-18, 25-21)

Semifinal matches
Silver Lake 2, Hoisington 0
(25-21, 25-21)
Cheney 2, Marysville 0
(25-17, 25-19)

Third-place round
Marysville 2, Hoisington 0
(26-24, 25-23)

Championship round
Silver Lake 2, Cheney 1
(29-27, 26-24, 25-19)

Class 4A Division-II State Tournament

At Salina
Bicentennial Center

Larned pool-play results
Burlington 2, Larned 0
(25-15, 25-12)
Goodland 2, Larned 0
(25-16, 25-10)
Frontenac 2, Larned 1
26-24, 11-25, 25-13