LAUREL — The Wynot Lady Blue Devils reign supreme in the Lewis and Clark Conference this year.
The top-seeded Lady Devils defeated second-seed Ponca in three grueling sets in Tuesday’s Conference title game.
Wynot set the tone early, controlling the net early to defeat the Lady Indians 25-17 in the first set. Ponca stormed back in the second set but was unable to hold the lead at the end, as the Lady Devils pulled out the 28-26 second-set win. The third set was also an emotion-charged back and forth affair with Wynot pulling out the 25-23 decision for the title.
The win pushes Wynot to 21-3 entering SubDistricts.
Wynot’s Big Blue attack was led Tuesday by Whitney Hochstein, who dominated her Ponca foes for 10 kills. Karley Heimes and Kaitlyn Heimes also had solid games at the net, both slamming over seven kills.
The Wynot defense was ledby Katelyn Heine, who was all over the court, coming up with a game-high 30 digs. Noelle Wieseler was also a big defensive contributor with 19 digs.
Wynot 25 28 25
Ponca 17 26 23
Wynot - Whitney Hochstein, 10; Kaitlyn Heimes, 7; Karley Heimes, 7; Edyn Sudbeck, 6; Katelyn Heine, 5; Shaelee Planer, 4; Noelle Wieseler, 1; Emersyn Sudbeck, 1.
Wynot - Emersyn Sudbeck, 18; Edyn Sudbeck, 13; Katelyn Heine, 3; Shaelee Planer, 3; Whitney Hochstein, 1.
Wynot - Shaelee Planer, 4; Whitney Hochstein, 4; Edyn Sudbeck, 1; Karley Heimes, 1.
Wynot- Edyn Sudbeck, 2; Katelyn Heine, 1; Kaitlyn Heimes, 1.
Wynot - Katelyn Heine, 30; Noelle Wieseler, 19; Michaela Lange, 14; Kaitlyn Heimes, 12; Edyn Sudbeck, 9; Karley Heimes, 6; Shaelee Planer, 5; Emersyn Sudbeck, 5; Whitney Hochstein, 4.