Norfolk Catholic volleyball goes 2-1 at Shamrock Invite; prep for busy week

The Norfolk Catholic volleyball team is 4-1 on the year after a 2-1 mark at the Columbus Scotus Invite last Saturday. 

The Lady Knights lost to Bishop Neumann 2-1 in the opening round before beating Hartington Cedar Catholic and Pierce in two sets each.  Norfolk Catholic had wins earlier in the week at the expense of West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic and Pierce.  They return to action this week with a match at Lincoln Journal Star sixth ranked in Class ‘C-2’ 5-2 Lutheran High Northeast tonight at 7:30 and a road match at top ranked in both polls in Class ‘C-1’ 5-1 Wahoo High on Thursday.

In other news

The Norfolk High softball team routed South Sioux City in a single game last night at home 12-0.  Sydney Rader twirled a three-inning no hitter and hit a home run as the Lady Panthers improved to 9-7 on the season.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers showcased a strong defense and a balanced attack in earning their first win of the season.  Peyton Barber ran for 82 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries as the Bucs silenced the Panthers, 20-14 at Carolina.  Jameis Winston was 16 of 25 for 208 yards, one touchdown an…