MCC’s Wild West All-Star game set for Sunday
The McCook Community College Wild West All-Star Volleyball Classic is set for Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center. Coverage of the match can be heard on 105.3 Coyote Country and online coyote105.com.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and free for children three and younger.
Coaching the east team this year will be Lori Knoerzer of Elwood, who will be assisted by Diana Klein, Medicine Valley assistant coach.
The east roster includes setter Alivia Knoerzer and outside hitter Kennedy Brell of Elwood; Acelyn Klein, middle of Medicine Valley as well as three McCook players, two from Bertrand players and one from Southwest High School.
McCook outside hitter Tiara Matson joins fellow Bison Narissa Fawver, setter, and Charity Malleck, defensive specialist/libero. Bertrand grads on the east include middle blocker Aleya Hueftle and outside hitter Macie Steinbrink. Libero Allison Rae Rippe of Southwest rounds out east.
Hershey High School Coach Samantha Kennedy will coach the west team that includes MCC recruit Jaycee Widener, an outside hitter from Maywood-Hayes Center.
The squad includes a pair of players from North Platte, Ogallala and Wauneta-Palisade. North Platte High School players include setter Peyton Neff and defensive specialist/setter Brooklyn Douglas.
They are joined by Ogallala’s Jenna Curtis, an outside hitter and Milan Coggins, outside/right side.
Middle blocker HayLee Sandman is joined by her Wauneta-Palisade High School teammate Payton Yearous, an outside hitter/middle blocker. Rounding out the team are right-side hitter Carly Sexson of Hershey, and Hope Brosius, a libero/defensive specialist from Chase County.