The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade JV volleyball team traveled to Paola on Saturday for the league tournament.
The Mustangs faced off against Louisburg Middle School in the first match and lost 10-25 and 19-25. Great serving was done by Taylor Krenger, Hannah Pyles and Emily Rempel. In the second match of the day, the Mustangs fought hard against Baldwin Middle School, but ended up losing 20-25 and 15-25.
Although the girls were not able to hold on, there were great defensive plays made by Sawyer Brooks, Maddie Gulley, Jordan Proctor and Shaley Hullum. The Mustangs faced off against Ottawa for the consolation championship and were able to come out on top beating them 25-22 and 25-24.
Kaylee Cox served up some tough serves in set 2 to help lift the Mustangs. Mallory Martinez and Bella Wall helped lift the offense as well.