Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Ogallala takes top seed in SWC volleyball tourney

With a 5-3 record, the Ogallala Indians have received the No. 1 seed for the Southwest Conference volleyball tournament this weekend in Valentine.

That means Ogallala gets a bye for the first round of play.

Minden is seeded No. 2 while the Gothenburg Swedes are No. 3 and Broken Bow is No. 4.

The first game of the tournament pits Broken Bow against No. 5 seed Valentine at 11 a.m.

Gothenburg plays game two at 12:30 p.m. against Cozad, which received the No. 6 seed. If the Swedes win, they will face the winner of the Minden-Ainsworth game at 3:30 p.m.

Game three is Minden against the No. 7 seed Ainsworth Bulldogs.

Winners advance to the semifinals which begin at 2 p.m. in the main gymnasium.

Losers will play for third and fifth place beginning with games in Valentine’s second gym at 2 p.m.

The championship is set for 5 p.m.

Minden took the team title in 2009 with a two-set victory over Ogallala.