With Wins, Rockford And North Butler Set To Square Off In Win-Or-Go-Home Battle

Class 1A Region 4

Nothing is better than rivalry volleyball with win-or-go-home stakes on the line.  That’s what’s set up for North Butler and Rockford next Monday after two wins for both teams.

In the Class 1A region 4 tournament, the Rockford Warriors and the North Butler Bearcats continue their seasons.  

Rockford outlasted Northwood-Kensett 3-1.  The Warriors jumped out to a two sets-to-none lead before surrendering the third set 25-23.  Rockford rebounded, taking set four 25-19. Kayla Carroll led the Warriors with 11 aces, Jamie Schuster added nine in the Warrior win. Rockford is now 15-12.

North Butler ran over Mason City Newman in straight sets.  25-7, 25-9, and 25-7. The Bearcats have won 12 of their last 13 matches dating back to the middle of September.  The Bearcats are 20-11.

With Rockford and North Butler winning, it sets up a rematch for the Warriors.  North Butler swept Rockford on October 2nd. This game is in Rockford on Monday.  

Class 1A Region 5

Riceville advances after a four-set win over Kee High last night.  The Wildcats rolled in the first 25-14, lost the second set, but rebounded in the third and fourth with a 25-12 and 25-14 win.  The Wildcat season continues when they host West Central on Monday in Riceville at 7.

The Nashua Plainfield Huskies’ season has come to its completion.  The Huskies fell in four sets to West Central losing the first 25-22, won the second 27-25, dropped the third and fourth 25-13, 25-23.  The Huskies finish their season 4-25.

Saint Ansgar keeps their season alive with a five-set thriller over Central Springs in the Class 2A Region 6 tournament.  The Saints stole the first two over the host, but Central Springs won the third and fourth. Saint Ansgar outlasted Central Springs 15-13 in the final set.  Blayne Koster and Jadyn Anderson both registered nine kills. The Saints are 12-11 and travel to Lake Mills on Monday.

Tonight’s volleyball lineup:

Class 4A Region 4

Charles City versus Decorah, 7pm

You can listen to the Comets and Vikings on 95.9 FM, online at www.kchanews.com, download the 95.9 KCHA mobile app or on Alexa.  Pregame starts at 6:45.

Class 3A Region 3

Osage vs Clear Lake, 7 pm