WINSIDE – The Winside Wildcat volleyball team competed in 13 straight road games to open the season from August 31 until Tuesday night.
Niobrara/Verdigre was the first of three home games scheduled for Winside this season.
Winside picked up a three-set victory (25-12, 25-19, 25-23) to improve to 9-5 on the season while the Cougars fall to 2-15. The Wildcats have won eight of their last nine matches and will next host Wynot on Thursday, October 5.
Hope Cummins was the team leader for Winside at the net with 10 kills, followed by Andi Bargstadt with nine kills, six solo blocks and eight digs. Alyssa Brogren added seven kills and 11 digs while Sarah Wolfe led the team in set assists with 14. Fauneil Olander tacked on team-high 14 digs.