Lady Coyotes dealt first round loss at State D2 Championships


Colleen McKay for the Western Nebraska Observer

Potter-Dix senior Dawson Sharman, #8, slams one over the net during a recent game against the Banner County Lady Wildcats. Sharman led the Lady Coyotes at the Class D2 State Competition on Thursday, Nov. 10. Despite a stellar season, the Potter-Dix girls were shut out in the first round when Chambers/Wheeler Central won in three straight sets.

Potter-Dix went into the Nebraska State Volleyball Tournament last week on a roll and with high hopes for a good showing.

The Lady Coyotes entered the tournament with a 32-1 record and the third seed in the Class D2 bracket, having controlled their competition at each turn since the second match of the season.

But Chambers/Wheeler Central (WCW), behind the powerful one-two punch of seniors Jacie Laetsch and Regan Dierks, set the Lady Coyotes back on their heals, while unusual plays went against them.

"Obviously, we had a good season," said Potter-Dix Coach Sarah Dvorak following the loss. "...

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