It was hard for players to contain their excitement after being presented the championship SPVA tournament trophy. Players and coaches on the 2017 championship team include, front from left, Kora Weiss, Kamrie Dillan, Allison Owings, Ragan Nickless, Peyton Fiedler, Adelaide Maxwell, Riley Owens, manager Tristan Nordhausen, back from left, Head Coach Jodie Schuller, manager Landree McNair, Coach Nichole Spady, Keiry Flores Frescas, Yamilet Kenner, Sydney Schilke, Madison Schuller, Ashley Bubak, Alexis Richmond, Mallie McNair, Sophie Spady, Coach Alex Schilke, Coach Kristi McNair and Chloe Soltis. Not pictured—manager Chloe Dillan. (Johnson Publications photo)
Upset was the word of the day for the Chase County volleyball team, as it toppled three higher seeded teams to claim the SPVA Conference championship.