Volleyball competes at Sept. 27 tournament

The Hays High lady Indian volleyball team took on the Manhattan Indians and the Junction City Blue Jays on Sept. 27. Hays came into the tournament with a record of 10-11.

In the first set of the game against Manhattan, Hays came out strong in a back-and-forth battle between the two, with Hays winning the first set, 35-33. In the second set, however, Manhattan retaliated, winning 25-19. In the third and final set of the match, Manhattan came out with the victory as they beat Hays, 25-16.

In the second match of the day against Junction City, the lady Indians struggled in the first set, losing to the Blue Jays by a close score of 23-25. The lady Indians showed persistence, though, striking back in the second set to win, 25-23. After two close sets, the lady Indians wanted to close the night out strong. In a long series of intense battle, the lady Indians came out as the victor in a win of 30-28.

After the tournament, Hays sat at a record of 11-12, and they played Abilene, Salina South and Norton on Sept. 29.