Humboldt girls sweep Greene County in 3A Region 3 opener

Claire Varangkounh of the Humboldt volleyball team spikes the ball past a defender in a recent match in the Humboldt gym. Varangkounh and the Wildcats swept Greene County of Jefferson in their first round match in Humboldt on Oct. 17. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt High volleyball team opened post-season tournament play in winning fashion Wednesday night (Oct. 17) by sweeping Greene County of Jefferson in three sets. Humboldt won by scores of 25-9, 25-17 and 25-10 to improve to 29-4 overall.

The Wildcats advance into a regional semifinal round match in Humboldt on Tuesday, Oct. 23, against Roland-Story. Roland-Story defeated Southeast Valley in another first round match by scores of 25-22, 27-25 and 25-22.

The other half of the regional has Osage meeting Forest City next week in a semifinal round match after Osage swept Clear Lake, 25-15, 25-15 and 25-12. Forest City topped Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 25-7, 25-17 and 25-8.

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