The Nevada 9th grade volleyball team won their home tournament this past week. In pool play the team defeated Boone, 21-8, 21-11; defeated Johnston 21-15, 21-16; defeated Carlisle 21-13, 13-21, 15-10. They then defeated Iowa Falls, 21-15, 21-11; and Dowling Catholic, 21-15, 21-19, to win the championship. Coach Heidi Grimm said they did a great job playing as a team, and they are a strong serving team which allows them to go on long runs against their competition. Members of the team, shown with their medals, are: (front row, from left) Gillian Tupper, Kaylee Kruschwitz, Abby Van Dam, Kelsey Wiederien, Hannah Casey; (back row) Maira Castillo (manager), Alexis Witte (manager), Skye Borton, Kiley Cook, Madison Abraham, Chloe Davis, Morgan Dakarian and Heidi Grimm (coach). Not pictured is team member Josie Wierson, who left right before the photo was taken.