KCKCC into consolation bracket in national volleyball finals

by Alan Hoskins

Kansas City Kansas Community College is in the finals of the consolation bracket of the NJCAA Division II national tournament.

A 3-0 win over Genesee, N.Y., in the quarterfinals and a 3-1 win over Sauk Valley in the semifinals Saturday has propelled KCKCC (31-10) into the 9th place game against Iowa Central (32-18) Saturday at 11 a.m. (Kansas City time). The game can be seen on-line on the NJCAA website by clicking on Division II and NJCAA TV.

A pivotal 26-24 win in the third set carried KCKCC past Sauk Valley Friday night. The Lady Blue Devils opened with a 25-19 win but dropped the second set 25-21. Then with the momentum of the third set win, the Blue Devils took the fourth set 25-11. The Blue Devils had no trouble against Genesee in the quarterfinals, winning 25-12, 25-9, 25-11.
– Alan Hoskins is the sports information director at KCKCC.

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