3A State Volleyball Pool Play Results – 10/27/17

POOL I

8:30 a.m. Cheney def Beloit 25 – 13 ; 25 – 14 ; –
9:30 a.m. Thomas More Prep-Marion def Wellsville 25 – 21 ; 25 – 21 ; –
10:30 a.m. Cheney def Wellsville 25 – 15 ; 25 – 15 ; –
11:30 a.m. Thomas More Prep-Marion def Beloit 25 – 16 ; 25 – 16 ; –
12:30 p.m. Beloit def Wellsville 25 – 17 ; 13 – 25 ; 25 – 14
1:30 p.m. Cheney def Thomas More Prep-Marion 25 – 20 ; 25 – 21 ; –

POOL II

8:30 a.m. Hesston def Erie 25 – 9 ; 25 – 14 ; –
9:30 a.m. Seneca-Nemaha Central def Silver Lake 25 – 19 ; 25 – 23 ; –
10:30 a.m. Silver Lake def Hesston 18 – 25 ; 25 – 17 ; 25 – 19
11:30 a.m. Seneca-Nemaha Central def Erie 25 – 13 ; 25 – 9 ; –
12:30 p.m. Silver Lake def Erie 25 – 15 ; 25 – 3 ; –
1:30 p.m. Hesston def Seneca-Nemaha Central 25 – 20 ; 25 – 19 ; –

FINALS & CONSOLATION

Cheney vs. Nemaha Central – 10:00 AM Saturday
Hesston vs. Thomas More Prep – 10:00 AM Saturday
Championship – 11:30 AM Saturday
3rd Place – 11:30 AM Saturday

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.