Trojans reach for conference title

Trojans reach for conference title

Double-doubles from Alex Merle and Kyndal Bacon led a balanced attack as the Colby Community College volleyball team picked up a four-set victory at Barton Community College Wednesday night, 22-25, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-16.

Merle led the 16th-ranked Trojans with 11 kills and 17 digs. Bacon added 15 digs and 40 assists. Nina Gorgijevska contributed 24 digs.

The Trojans improve to 24-2 and 12-1 in conference play, one game behind Seward County. The No. 9 Saints visit the Community Building next week.

Saturday, Colby travels to El Dorado for a 2 p.m. contest with Butler County (15-11, 8-5).