Washington knocked off the top dog in Class AA, Division 2, handing Harrisburg its first loss, 25-22, 24-26, 25-22, 25-16. Washington (11-9) was led in kills by Peyton Rymerson (12) and Jamie Kayl (11). Hailey Olson had 32 set assists and three aces, while Kirsten Wiseman had seven blocks. Emily VanBockern finished with 30 digs. Harrisburg (13-1) picked up 13 kills, six blocks and four aces from Sam Slaughter. Avery Thorson had 17 assists and Rachel Nelson had 17 digs. The Tigers welcome Brookings on Thursday, while the Warriors head to Sioux City Heelan on Saturday.
O’Gorman def. Roosevelt 22-25, 25-19, 28-26, 25-13 at O’Gorman — Emily Kolbeck and Rylee Smith both had four aces and O’Gorman topped Roosevelt in four sets. The Rough Riders (11-9) got 24 total kills from Alex Anderson (12) and Smith (12). Grace Ortmann had four blocks and Grace Wallin had 30 digs. O’Gorman (11-9) welcomes Brandon Valley on Thursday. Roosevelt (12-10) welcomes Aberdeen Central on Saturday.
Sioux Falls Christian def. Tri-Valley 25-20, 25-17, 25-20 in Tri-Valley — Ellie Voss (5) and Emily Strasser (4) combined for nine aces to lead SFC to a road win. The Chargers (17-4) also got 12 kills from Voss and 10 digs from Strasser. Shelby Zomermaand had nine digs and Kylee VanEgdom had nine kills. On the Tri-Valley (11-8) side, Carter Hausmann had six digs, and Brooke Kulzer had four solo blocks. Brooke Kulzer had eight kills, and Nikole Krump added five. Sioux Falls Christian welcomes Dell Rapids on Thursday.
Hanson def. Menno 25-14, 25-16, 25-10 in Hanson — Tara Spender had five kills, two blocks and six digs, but it wasn’t enough for Menno, which dropped to 8-10 on the year following a loss to Hanson. The Beavers (18-5, 4-0) scored 22 kills and a pair of blocks from Kynedi Cheeseman, and Hannah Marquardt received her 1,000th career dig. Courtnee Edelman had a match-high 12 digs for Menno, and Paige Heckenlaible had three blocks. Marissa Buechler had a kill and eight digs. The Wolves head to Mitchell on Thursday.
Clark-Willow Lake def. Flandreau 28-26, 25-13, 25-18 in Flandreau — The Fliers fell to 8-16 on the year following a three-set setback against Clark-Willow Lake. Flandreau picked up nine kills and five blocks from Hannah Williams, while Makenzey Burggraff had three kills and a block. Brooke Lott had six kills. It faces Parker at home on Tuesday.
Dakota Valley def. Lennox 25-12, 23-25, 25-17, 25-11 in Dakota Valley — Dakota Valley ran its record to 20-3 with a four-set win over Lennox. The Orioles were led in digs by Taylor Weeldreyer with 15, and Callie Luke with 12. Jordan Kruse had five kills and four blocks, while Courney Weeldreyer posted three kills, three blocks and three aces. Lennox (4-10) faces Viborg on Thursday.
Brookings def. Huron 28-30, 25-18, 25-13, 31-29 in Huron — Shannon Katz had 13 kills and Sarah Karr added 19 more, but it wasn’t enough for Huron, which fell in four sets to Brookings. The Tigers (7-11) got three aces from Lexy Glanzer and 18 digs from Havyn Heinz. Brookings (10-10) heads to Harrisburg on Thursday, while Huron faces RC Stevens on Friday.
Marion def. Freeman 25-7, 25-20, 25-15 in Freeman — The Flyers were taken down by Marion in three sets. Ashley Glanzer had six kills, three blocks, 13 digs and an ace for the home team, and Karli Maole had four kills, two assists, 19 digs and four aces. Josie Fuhrman (eight digs), Taya Roth (five kills), Kailee Jacobsen (three kills, one block, 11 digs) all had an ace for Freeman. Marion scored five aces from Renae Kayser and Sarah Ptak.
Brandon Valley def. Yankton25-18, 25-22, 25-16 in Yankton — Brandon Valley ran its win streak to 11 games with a win over Yankton. Hanna Jellema led the Lynx with nine kills, while Elsie Zajicek added seven of her own to go with a team-high three blocks. Sommer West had eight digs. BV (14-1) returns to action Thursday at O’Gorman.
Chester def. West Central 25-9, 25-16, 25-20 in Chester — Jenna Reiffhad a pair of aces and 18 kills to lift Chester over West Central in straight sets. West Central (12-6) picked up a pair of aces from Sydney Goertec, and three kills each from Ashlyn MacDonald and Ellie Stone.Chester is now 20-2 on the year and will face Canistota on Thursday.
Estelline def. Dell Rapids St. Mary 25-21, 25-13, 25-22 in Dell Rapids — With 10 aces from Makensie Seathoff, Estelline escaped Dell Rapids with a three-set victory. The Cardinals (2-15) picked up a pair of aces from Kayla Scherff, and five digs each from Haley Michel and Jackie Walles.
in Irene-Wakonda — Kassidy Walth had 11 kills, nine digs and three aces, and Alcester Hudson swept past Irene-Wakonda to even its win-loss record at 11-11 Next up for the Cubs is Akron-Westfield on Thursday. Irene-Wakonda, which received four kills, seven digs and two aces from Caitlin Hinseth, faces Centerville on Thursday.
McCook Central Montrose def. Garretson 25-23, 23-25, 25-8, 25-15 in Garretson — After narrowly slipping past the Blue Dragons in the first set, the Fighting Cougars dropped set two, but then bounced back and coasted through the final two for a four-set win. Peyton Heitkamp had 14 kills and 8.5 blocks for the visitors, while Lara Luke added four kills and three aces. Brianna Callsen had 16 digs. MCM was led by Morgan Koepsell who had 21 digs, and a block. McKenna Kranz had five aces. Garretson (1-18) is at Tea on Thursday, McCook Central (11-10) is at Tea next Tuesday.
Milbank def. Madison 8-25, 25-22, 25-22, 11-25, 15-10 in Madison — Caryssa Mielitz had 15 kills and Molly Rick added 12 more to lift Milbank over Madison in five sets. The Bulldogs were led by Mandy Engbrecht who had three aces and 18 digs. Olivia Rud added 18 kills and Jessi Giles had 14. Valorie Nowstrup had 18 digs. Madison (14-6) enters its conference tournament at Hartford next.
Tea def. Beresford 25-21, 28-26, 25-19 in Beresford — Ally Kacmarynski had nine kills, three blocks, 12 digs and an ace to lead the Titans to a three-set win over Beresford. Sidney Clayberg had a block and 32 assists, while Cari Hansen added 11 kills, eight digs and a pair of aces. Tea also got seven killls and a pair of aces from Amanda Carlson. It will face Garretson at home on Thursday.