Class D1 Nebraska state volleyball capsules

ANSLEY-LITCHFIELD (24-9)

Coach: Pat Hoblyn

World-Herald rank: 10

Conference: Mid-Nebraska Activities

Tournament history: Third appearance, first since 2014

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Falan Ryan, 6-0, So., 225, 15, 313

Mariah Lane, 5-6, Jr., 158, 29, 38

Jessy Shirley, 5-9, Sr., 134, 28, 125

Sarah Lewis, 5-9, Jr., 112, 7, 93

Paige Stunkel, 5-7, Jr., 68, 23, 17

Set assists: Taylor Henry 311, Alyssa Bailey 285

Digs leader: Lane 551

BLUE HILL (22-9)

Coach: Kristi Allen

WH rank: Unranked

Conference: Twin Valley

Tournament history: Fourth appearance, first since 2004

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Kacey Allen, 5-5, So., 284, 53, 1

Kenzie Hubl, 5-6, Sr., 229, 43, 1

Rylee Kohmetscher, 5-8, So., 177, 10, 4

Emily Meyer, 5-8, So., 86, 0, 4

Jamie Bonifas, 5-9, So., 36, 40, 1

Set assists: Bonifas 707

Digs leader: Hubl 356

DUNDY COUNTY-STRATTON (24-7)

Coach: Bill Wilson

WH rank: 7

Conference: Republican Plains Activities

Tournament history: Fifth appearance, second in a row

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Aubrey Frederick, 5-8, Sr., 391, 25, 29

Grace Frederick, 5-9, So., 246, 31, 35

Adalene Krutsinger, 5-7, So., 118, 18, 8

Kami Porter, 5-4, So., 90, 6, 6

Kelcie Burke, 5-7, Jr., 47, 11, 3

Set assists: Emily Jones 311, Allie Behlke 255

Digs leader: A. Frederick 269

ELGIN/POPE JOHN (26-4)

Coach: Tina Thiele-Blecher

WH rank: 5

Conference: Niobrara Valley

Tournament history: First appearance

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Elizabeth Selting, 5-9, Sr., 324, 25, 30

Amy Nelson, 5-10, Sr., 203, 16, 55

Grace Henn, 5-11, Jr., 186, 1, 17

Paige Meis, 5-6, Jr., 126, 5, 38

Nicki Payne, 5-6, Jr., 41, 0, 11

Set assists: Baylee Wemhoff 446

Digs leader: Jordan Mescher 268

JOHNSON-BROCK (28-4)

Coach: Tera Stutheit

WH rank: 2

Conference: Pioneer

Tournament history: Seventh appearance, second in a row; two-time state champion (1993, 2015).

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Fallon Stutheit, 6-1, So., 453, 39, 34

Kaitlynn Simon, 5-10, Jr., 258, 62, 17

Kacie Hahn, 5-7, Sr., 125, 22, 1

Mattie Nichols, 5-5, Jr., 115, 65, 1

Brynn Westenburg, 5-6, Jr., 44, 28, 2

Angela Wenzl, 5-8, Sr., 38, 42, 2

Set assists: Westenburg 927

Digs leader: Hahn 280

MERIDIAN (24-5)

Coach: Bob VanWesten

WH rank: 1

Conference: Crossroads

Tournament history: Fifth appearance, first since 2009

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Rylee Pieper, 5-9, Jr., 326, 27, 48

Allison Klipp, 5-8, Sr., 204, 47, 11

Halle Pribyl, 5-10, Fr., 182, 26, 26

Hailey Schafer, 5-5, Jr., 81, 10, 13

Lauren DeLord, 6-1, Jr., 43, 0, 77

Set assists: Erin Johnson 706

Digs leader: Klipp 396

NORFOLK LUTHERAN (21-13)

Coach: Kathy Gebhardt

WH rank: 3

Conference: Independent

Tournament history: Seventh appearance, first since 2013; two-time champion (2010, 2011)

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Beth Skoglund, 5-9, Sr., 276, 9, 56

Emma Rosberg, 5-6, Jr., 239, 25, 16

Bridgett Knobbe, 5-10, Sr., 237, 26, 46

Makenzie Fuxa, 5-7, Jr., 153, 0, 26

Madison Suckstorf, 5-7, Sr., 89, 27, 3

Set assists: Olivia Spence 836

Digs leader: Knobbe 484

WEST POINT GACC (17-10)

Coach: Kate Hagemann WH rank: 6

Conference: Mid-State

Tournament history: 18th appearance, seventh in a row; four-time champion (2001-04)

Player, Ht., Yr., Kills, Aces, Blks

Madeline Knobbe, 6-0, Sr., 372, 26, 58

Tessa Simonsen, 5-8, Sr., 111, 1, 27

Riley Throener, 5-8, Jr., 77, 7, 4

Madelyn Bracht, 5-6, So., 56, 4, 5

Allie Knobbe, 5-6, Jr., 47, 16, 4

Set assists: Kali Stratman 606

Digs leader: Allison Plagge 271

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