Royal Valley claims 3A state volleyball title

Royal Valley claimed the 3A state volleyball title Saturday in Hutchinson.

The Panthers defeated Beloit in two sets, 25-19 and 25-18.

It’s just the second state girls team championship in Royal Valley’s history.

Their basketball team claimed the first this past spring.

Silver Lake finished third.

The Lady Eagles fell to Beloit in the semis before downing Cheney in the third-place match.