St. Elmo/Brownstown Claims NTC Eighth-Grade VB Tourney


Published on February 25 2014 10:52 am
Last Updated on February 25 2014 12:08 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Members of the winning St. Elmo/Brownstown volleyball team are, front row, left to right, Jordan Noll, Makenzie Reeder, Fatima Viramontes, Madison Carson,  Makenzie  Parkison,  Brittany Sidwell and Amanda Durbin. Back row left to right, Assistant Coach Michele Seabaugh, McKayla Durbin, Deana Shelton, Dana Shelton, Bailie Duckwitz, Nicole Buff, Mariah Dilger, Samantha Long, Sierra Orechovesky, Ashlyn Mitchell and Coach Elise Asher.

St. Elmo/Brownstown captured the championship of the National Trail Conference Eighth-Grade Volleyball Tournament Saturday at Stewardson-Strasburg.

SEB defeated Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City then won over Stewardson-Strasburg who had beaten Neoga. Sigel St. Michael downed Effingham Sacred Heart and Windsor to reach the title match.

In the championship, St. Elmo/Brownstown lost the opener 25-21 but came back with 25-15, 25-16 wins for the title over St. Michael.

In the third place match, Stew-Stras defeated Windsor 15-25, 25-22, 25-19. The consolation championship went to Sacred Heart over Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City 25-20, 25-13. CHBC had beaten Neoga while Sacred Heart won over Dieterich to reach the consy title.