After narrowly claiming the first set, Sioux Falls Christian dropped the second set to Beresford, but that setback served more as a wakeup call for the Chargers, who roared back in the final two sets to claim a 25-20, 21-25, 25-6, 25-12 victory. The Chargers (23-4) were led by Shelby Zomermaand, who had 24 kills and 3.5 blocks. Kylee VanEgdom had seven kills, 14 digs and seven aces, while Amy Huney had 43 assists, 10 digs and four aces. Emily Strasser added 16 digs. Beresford (14-13) had three players finish with two aces: Hannah Nelson, Katie Deredorf and Katelyn Dolan. Katelyn Wilson had seven kills. Baily Twite had nine digs. SFC faces Lennox on Monday.
Alcestor Hudson def. Canton 25-13, 25-18, 25-12 in Canton — With 10 kills and a pair of aces from Kassidy Walth, Alcestor Hudson cruised to a three-set win over the hometown C-Hawks. The Cubs (13-12) also picked up a pair of aces from Madison Trieber, 11 digs from Brianna Walth and 19 assists from Cassie Schiefen. Canton (1-21) had two aces from Shayla White, six digs from Rachel Ball and four kills from Mary Kate Beachler. It’s back in action against Lennox on Tuesday. AH faces Viborg Hurley on Monday.
Baltic def. Marion 25-13, 25-13, 25-8 in Baltic — Maddie Polzin had 18 kills, two blocks five digs and three aces, and Rachel Aberson added six kills and three aces to lead Baltic past Marion in three sets. Marion (5-12) picked up 12 digs from Ashley Enbrecht and two aces, nine digs from Renae Kayser. Marion faces Irene Wakonda on Monday, while Baltic takes on Flandreau.
Bon Homme def. Viborg Hurley 25-14, 25-10, 23-25, 25-14 in Hurley — Morgan Rothschadl had 13 kills, two blocks, 16 digs and four aces, and Bon Homme moved to 22-4 with a four-set win over Viborg Hurley. Alie Adams added 30 assists, 10 digs two aces and Sierra Mesman had 16 kills, 12 digs and three aces. Viborg Hurley (8-17) was led by Abby Hora, who had everything but an ace, logging eight kills, two blocks, three assists and 22 digs. Shelby Simonsen had seven assists and 10 digs. Ally Osterloo had three kills a dig and an ace. Bon Homme enters the SESD Tournament in Platte today, the Cougars face Alcestor Hudson on Tuesday.
Centerville def. Freeman 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 in Centerville — The Tornadoes kept the Flyers winless, dropping the visitors in three sets. Cheyenne Brown had five aces for Centerville (7-18), as did Madeline Olson, who also chipped in 23 assists. Rebecca Hybertson and Shannon O’Malley both had a pair of aces, as well. Freeman (0-17) picked up four aces and a team-high 37 digs from Ashley Glanzer, who also added a team-high nine kills. Josie Fuhrman (26) and Lacey Wipf (22) both finished with 20-plus digs. Nine of 10 Flyers had at least four digs. They face Canistota on Monday, while Centerville takes on Flandreau Indian.
Chester def. Colman-Egan 25-9, 25-16, 25-11 in Colman — Chester had no problems dispatching Colman Egan, sweeping past its opponent in straight sets. The Flyers (23-2) were led by Jenna Reiff, who had 20 kills, two aces, two blocks and seven digs. Josie Wolf added 28 assists, while Molly Heyn had two aces and 12 digs. Colman-Egan (11-13) had four kills and six digs from Burgin Groos,seven assists from Sara Lebert, and nine digs from Zoey Neises.
Menno def. Avon 26-24, 26-28, 21-25, 25-19, 15-10 in Menno — It took five sets, but Menno prevailed over Avon. The Wolves (10-11) were led by Courtnee Edelman, who had two kills, two blocks 23 digs and two aces. Ashton Vaith led in digs with 28, while Hailey Fergen had three aces. Avon notched 28 digs and two aces from Karisa Markel and 13 digs, six aces from Lea Wormsbecher. Avon (7-13) will take on Gayville Volin on Monday, while Menno visits Scotland.
Tri-Valley def. Tea 19-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-17 in Tri-Valley — After dropping the opening set, the Mustangs won the next three sets to take out Tea. Tri-Valley (14-10) was paced by Morgan Haga, who had seven digs, and Kaylee Wingen who finished with 13 kills. Madison Swier and Sydney Hausmann both had an ace, while Brokoe Kulzer added three blocks. Tea (11-12) had 12 aces, with six each from Amanda Carlson and Jordan Foos. Ally Kacmanynski had 10 kills, 13 digs, and Tyra Klarenbeek added a pair of blocks. The Titans face Dakota Valley on Monday.