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Johnson County volleyball team reaches NJCAA Division II semifinals

Updated: 2013-11-22T00:57:34Z


Third-seeded Johnson County advanced to the semifinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II volleyball tournament with two victories Thursday in Perrysburg, Ohio.

The Cavaliers, 30-6, will play No. 2 seed Parkland (Ill.), 51-2, at 5:30 p.m. Friday. They beat Hagerstown (Md.) 25-16, 25-9, 25-14 and Des Moines Area (Iowa) 23-25, 25-14, 25-17, 25-19 on Thursday.

• The MIAA semifinals will be played Friday at Central Missouri. Washburn, the No. 2 seed, plays No. 3 seed Nebraska-Kearney at 5 p.m. with the top-seeded Jennies taking on No. 4 seed Central Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Men’s soccer

Rockhurst will host the third round and quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II tournament Friday and Sunday at Bourke Field.

Top-ranked Lindenwood, 17-0-3, plays No. 20 Fort Hays State, 12-4-3, at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Central Regional final with the 14th-ranked Hawks, 15-3-3, facing No. 25 Lewis (Ill.), 13-2-5, in the Midwest Regional final at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The winners meet in a NCAA quarterfinal at 1 p.m. Sunday for a spot in the semifinals Dec. 5 in Evans, Ga.

Men’s basketball

• Rockhurst senior guard Brandon McCann was chosen Great Lakes Valley Conference player of the week after scoring a career-high 30 points in a 95-93 victory at Lincoln on Nov. 13 and 22 points in an 89-70 win over Haskell on Saturday.

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