Knights Sweep Road Doubleheader

The North Platte Community College Knights Volleyball team swept both of its opponents in a doubleheader Friday in Columbus. The Knights took on Fort Scott Community College mid-afternoon, beating the Greyhounds 3-0 with sets of 25-15, 25-18 and 25-10. NPCC had 10 aces altogether in the match. Tessa Metschke, of Chambers, scored half of them and also went for 13 digs.

Kim Krise, of Briggsdale, Colo., and Morgan Ramsey, of Bartlett, had nine and eight kills, respectively. Allie Schneider, of Humphrey, notched 24 assists. The Knights then battled Neosho County Community College and won with sets of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-20. Ramsey had 10 kills in that match, followed by Krise with nine. Katy Bartell, of Eustis, tallied 20 digs, and Schneider contributed 29 assists.

“I am really pleased with how we played today,” said NPCC Head Volleyball Coach Alexa McCall. “We played disciplined and controlled the pace on our side. I also thought we played really good defense, and Allie was able to distribute the ball to our hitters.” The Knights are now 13-11 on the season. They will face Fort Scott a second time tomorrow at 9 a.m. in Columbus.