Lincoln nearly forced an extra set, but Washington ultimately prevailed, claiming a 25-22, 25-18, 28-26 win Tuesday night at Washington (2-3). Washington’s Hailey Olson led the match in both aces (6) and assists (23), while teammate Caryn Hazard added 11 digs and nine kills. Mearah Miedema finished with three blocks. Maddi Barnes and Anezka Szabo both had four kills for Lincoln (0-6), which also picked up three aces from Sydney Siegel. Izzy Van Veldhuizen finished with 17 digs.
Roosevelt def. O’Gorman 25-17, 25-17, 25-20 at Roosevelt – Koressa Weems had three aces and 12 digs for Roosevelt (5-5), which also got 10 kills and four blocks from Rylee Bod as part of a winning effort. Alex Anderson led O’Gorman (0-2) with nine kills and three aces. Katie Messler also had a pair of blocks for the Knights.
Dell Rapids def. Canton 25-20, 25-13, 25-21 at Dell Rapids – Mikaela Stofferahn registered 10 points and eight kills, and Chloe Solberg added 19 set assists to get Dell Rapids back to the .500 mark at 4-4. Canton, which fell to 0-9, had three aces from Shayla White and six kills from Mary Kate Beacher. Canton will play host to Dakota Valley, while Dell Rapids heads to Tri-Valley.
Colman-Egan def. Marion 25-21, 26-24, 25-17 at Marion – Zoey Neises notched five aces and Burgin Groos added a pair of blocks and nine kills to help the visiting Hawks escape Marion with their fourth win of the year. The Lady Bears got three from Renae Kayser and two from Michele Schoenwald. Schoenwald also collected 18 digs. Sarah Ptak led the team with six kills.
Huron def. Mitchell 25-21, 20-25, 25-22, 25-16 at Mitchell – Huron (1-5) collected its first win of the season with a total of 13 aces from Karissa Schroder (4), Sarah Carr (3) and Emily Arteman (3). Schroder also had 12 kills for the Tigers, who will play Aberdeen Central at home on Thursday. Mitchell got a combined 26 digs from Lauren Larson (14) and Mackenzie Miller (12), plus three aces from Miller.
Chester def. Howard 25-8, 25-9, 25-7 at Chester – The Flyers ran their record to 10-0 with a decisive win over Howard. Jenna Reiff accumulated 15 kills, three blocks for Chester. Sam Ordal also posted double-digit kills, finishing the match with 12. Molly Heyn added 12 kills for the Flyers, who will return to action on Sept. 22 at Parker.
Sioux Falls Christian def. McCook Central/Montrose 25-22, 25-17, 25-19 at SF Christian – Ellie Voss led the match with 12 kills and Kylee Van Egdom registered 10 digs to propel the Chargers to victory over the Fighting Cougars in straight sets. MCM was led by Morgan Koepsell with two kills, three blocks, an ace and six digs. Morgan Sechser had an ace and seven digs. MCM returns to action Thursday vs. Menno, while SFC welcomes Wagner.
Baltic def. Centerville 25-11, 25-14, 25-11 in Centerville – Maddie Polzin had 16 kills and two aces and Molly Sittig had 26 set assists. Maddy Roberts had five digs. For Centerville, Emily Snyder had nine digs and Logan O’Toole and Rebecca Hybertson had eight.
Parker def. Tea 25-15, 25-17, 25-15 at Tea – Behind Riley Christiansen (29 assists, 12 kills) and Hannah Herlyn (9 kills), got past Tea in straight sets. Tea picked up 17 assists from Sydney Clayburg and eight kills from Amanda Carlson.
Harrisburg def. Brookings 20-25, 25-21, 25-22, 26-24 at Brookings – Harrisburg improves to 6-1 overall (4-1 ESD). It will host Pierre on Saturday. Brookings falls to 2-5 (2-4 ESD). The Bobcats will host SF Lincoln.
Hanson def. Canistota 25-14, 25-13, 25-18 in Alexandria – Led by Kyendi Cheeseman (12 kills, 16 digs) and Hannah Marquardt (19 kills, 2 aces), Hanson glided past the Hawks in straight sets. Kassidy Engbrecht had a match-high five aces for Canistota. Next up for the Hawks is the Emery Tournament, which begins Saturday against Ethan. Hanson will play Avon at home Thursday.
Dakota Valley def. Alcester-Hudson 25-8, 25-7, 25-20 at Alcester – Hanna Cummins accumulated 35 assists, seven digs and a block to help the Panthers improve their record to 11-1. Meredith Lammers had an ace, 10 kills and nine digs, while Elizabeth Lammers finished with five aces, nine kills and eight digs. Dakota Valley plays Thursday in Canton. Julie Dickau added five kills, three digs for the Cubs (1-3), who visit Parker on Thursday.