By RICK PETERSON
Seaman's volleyball team improved to 20-4 on the season Thursday night, sweeping a non-league dual at Hayden.
The Vikings topped the Wildcats, 25-16, 25-11, 25-16.
Hayden fell to 8-16 on the season with the loss to Seaman, fourth in the Class 5A state tournament the past two seasons.
Hayden will compete in the Centennial League tournament on Saturday at Manhattan.
Seaman will return to action next Tuesday, facing United Kansas Conference foes De Soto and Leavenworth in a triangular at De Soto.
West rolls to 4-1 UKC soccer win over Leavenworth
Topeka West's boys soccer team opened up a 4-0 lead on the way to a decisive 4-1 United Kansas Conference win over Leavenworth Thursday night at Hummer Sports Park.
Charger seniors scored all four of Topeka West's goals .
Jaden Patterson scored the only goal the Chargers would need early in the game and Christian Padilla, Isaac Gonzalez-Talavera and Harrison Lane added goals as Topeka West took command at 4-0 before Leavenworth scored late in the match.
Rural soccer wins in shootout
Washburn Rura's boys soccer teaml had to go all the way to a shootout, but the Junior Blues improved to 9-0 with a 1-0 win over Barrington, Ill. in Rural's first-round tournament game in Bettendorf, Iowa.
The Junior Blues got shootout goals from sophomore Dylan Willingham, senior Griffin Heinen and senior Cohen Nimz.
Senior Ethan Uhlrig picked up the shutout in goal, picking up four saves in the shootout.
Washburn Rural will return to action at 10 a.m. Friday, playing Morton, Ill. in a tournament game.