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By Greg Knight
Sports Reporter 

Potter-Dix headed to state championship


Jennifer Thomas / For The Sun-Telegraph

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes are headed to the Nebraska state volleyball championships in Lincoln on Thursday to battle for a D2 title. The Lady Coyotes will face Sandhills-Thedford at 7:30 p.m. CDT at Lincoln East High School. Above, the team poses for a photo after winning the D2-11 championship against Crawford last Thursday at Mitchell. The Lady Coyotes enter the state championship with 27-3 record overall. Back row, from left: Head coach Sarah Dvorak, Erica Bogert, Jenna Thies, Hannah Stahl, Alexus Rozelle, Anna McLaughlin, Trinity Langley, Lanie Thies, Payge Hoffman and assistant coach Julie Bules. Front row, from left: Jessica Gingerich, Ciera George, Brooke Moench, Regyn Hicks, Dawson Sharman, Audrey Juelfs, Sierra Wheelock, Jaslyn Thies and Kelsey Hoffman.

When the Potter-Dix volleyball team takes to the court Thursday night in Lincoln in the state tournament, the Lady Coyotes will pit their 27-3 overall record against Sandhills-Thedford, a team that has gone 32-0 this year and has only lost three sets during the entire season.

In short, it is going to be a fight for the No. 6 seed Lady Coyotes.

For head coach Sarah Dvorak, the key to getting a victory against the No. 3 Lady Knights is solid play and mental toughness.

"I think both teams are going to come out aggressive," Dvorak said. "It's obvious there are going to be nerves on both sides,...

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