(2) Monroe Say, a junior, spikes ball below sign that reads “We love our seniors!!”. The Manhattan High School Volleyball team played in a tournament with three opposing teams dominating with a final game score of 3-0.

Manhattan’s Monroe Say spikes a ball against Shawnee Heights Oct. 10. MHS lost in Saturday’s sub-state championship to Washburn Rural.

JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High volleyball team finished second Saturday at the Class 6A sub-state tournament in Junction City.

The Indians opened the tournament with a win over Topeka High. They used a combination of hard kills, big digs and energy to quickly move past Topeka 25-8, 25-12.

However, Manhattan’s road ended in the second match of the tournament. Against the taller, more aggressive Washburn Rural team, the Indians struggled to find consistency, falling 25-13, 25-5.

The loss ends Manhattan’s season one step short of the state quarterfinals. Manhattan finished the year with a 13-18 record.