Brandon Valley def. Yankton 19-25, 25-10, 25-15, 25-18 at Yankton High School — Stats not provided.
Chester def. Flandreau 25-8, 25-8, 25-13 at Chester — Jadon Wages, Makenna Larson an Sarah Benson all notched three aces for Chester. Dakota Alfson led the team with 14 kills and Josie Wolf had 35 assists. Wages and Alfson also combined for seven blocks. Hanna Reiff had 10 digs. For Flandreau, Makenzey Burggraff had two aces and three blocks and Brooke Lott had three digs. Jaycie Pulscher notched two kills. Both teams return to action on Thursday with Flandreau hosting Madison and Chester visiting Elkton.
Harrisburg def. Aberdeen Central, 25-19, 25-19, 25-21 — Stats not provided.
McCook Central/Montrose def. Bridgewater-Emery 25-16, 17-25, 25-10, 25-18 at Montrose — Danielle Hansen tallied six assists and eight kills, and Hayley Miles and Ali Schallenkamp both added three aces of their own for MCM. Abbie Cleveland led the team with 15 digs, while Nicole Bies (19 assists) and Schallenkamp both had 10. For Bridgewater-Emery, Kadra Kayser had 11 digs, as did Libby Bailey. Hannah Harberts had 11 assists and Autumn Hilton had 11 kills and four blocks. Bridgewater-Emery faces MVP next Tuesday, while MCM returns to action at the Parkston Tournament on Saturday.
Roosevelt def. O’Gorman 23-25, 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 at O’Gorman — Abby Herberlee had four aces, and teammates Rylee Boyd and Mikaela Ahrendt both had 14 kills for the Riders. Boyd added three blocks, while Heberlee notched 38 assists. Tatum Kooima had 22 digs. For O’Gorman, Grace Ortmann and Makenzie Herman both notched a pair of aces. Rylee Smith (9), Morgan Roman (7) and Ortmann (7) led the team in kills. Ortman also had three kills and Morgan Hermanson had 11 digs.
Hanson Early Bird Tournament at Hanson
G1: Ethan def. Canistota 25-22, 25-16 — Janae Gustafson tallied a match-high four aces to go with three digs, a block and a kill for Ethan. Teammate Rachel Hawins had two aces and three digs and Ellie Hohn had four digs and a pair of blocks. Chester got two aces from Mikenzie Kirby, who also had six kills. Kassidy Engbrecht had 12 assists and Cassidy Keller had seven digs.
G2: Hanson def. Freeman 25-18, 25-12 — Ashley Moe notched 13 kills, a block, eight digs and two aces for Hanson, while teammate Tayah Waldera added two aces, nine assists and six digs. Hannah Marquardt led the team in digs with 11. For Freeman, Jamie Glanzer had 10 digs and Josie Fuhrmann had six assists. Hannah Eberts notched three blocks.
G3: Freeman Academy/Marion def. Andes Central/Dakota Christian 25-14, 25-16 — Freeman Academy/Marion was victorious in its inaugural match as a program. Michele Schoenwald tallied four aces and six kills, Amy Ptak had three aces and nine assists and Emily Heeg had five digs and two aces. For ACDC, Taylor Gray racked up seven assists and three digs, Shaylin Stotz had five digs and three aces and Sidney Murkey had two digs and three kills.
G4: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket def. Mitchell JV — A final score was not provided. Maddie Vermeulen , Kyla Morgan, Tesa Jensen and Abby Doering all had six kills for SCW. Kayla Olson notched 16 assists and was one of three players with 10 digs (Morgan and Tristan Ziebart). Vermeulen led the team with three aces. Stats were not provided for Mitchell JV.
Winner’s bracket semifinals
Hanson def. Ethan 26-24, 25-19
Mitchell JV def. Freeman Academy/Marion 25-14, 25-22 — FAM did not fare quite as well in its second match, falling to Mitchell JV. Amy Ptak had four aces and four assists. Emily Heeg and Michele Schoenwald both contributed two aces. Stats were not provided for Mitchell JV.
Bon Homme def. Winner 25-15, 25-18, 25-19
Howard def. DeSmet, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 25-19
Huron def. Watertown 25-10, 25-23, 25-16
Sioux Valley def. Deuel 25-18, 25-10, 25-13
Webster def. Florence/Henry 25-21, 25-13, 17-25, 25-16
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