Schedule: Harrisburg enters 'AA' volleyball tourney as top seed

Schedule: Harrisburg enters 'AA' volleyball tourney as top seed

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Schedule: Harrisburg enters 'AA' volleyball tourney as top seed

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Harrisburg Tigers #3 Sam Slaughter gets her 1000th career kill as the Tigers beat Brookings 3-0 in Harrisburg Thursday night.

Harrisburg Tigers #3 Sam Slaughter gets her 1000th career kill as the Tigers beat Brookings 3-0 in Harrisburg Thursday night.

Harrisburg enters Thursday’s Class AA high school volleyball championships as the top seed.

The Tigers (21-2) will face No. 8 seed Lincoln (14-17) in the first game at noon in Brookings. In a big intracity clash, Roosevelt (21-9) faces Washington (18-17) at 6 p.m. Aberdeen Central, the defending champions, are seeded fifth.

The Class A tournament is in Watertown and sees Dakota Valley (28-2) as the top seed and Sioux Falls Christian, which has won the state title five of the past six years, is seeded second. The Chargers (26-4) play Madison (22-8) at 7:45 p.m.

The Class B tournament will be held in Huron. Northwestern (33-1) enters as the top seed. Chester Area (24-6), the defending champs, is seeded third.

Today’s schedule

Class AA in Brookings: No. 1 Harrisburg (21-2) vs. No. 8 Lincoln (14-17), noon; No. 4 Huron (18-7) vs. No. 5 Aberdeen Central (14-9), 1:45 p.m.; No. 3 Roosevelt (21-9) vs. No. 6 Washington (18-17), 6 p.m.; No. 2 R.C. Stevens (26-6) vs. No. 7 Pierre (13-13), 7:45 p.m.

Class A in Watertown: No. 1 Dakota Valley (28-2) vs. No. 8 Sioux Valley (17-11), noon; No. 4 Mobridge-Pollock (23-5) vs. No. 5 West Central (23-6), 1:45 p.m.; No. 3 Bon Homme (29-4) vs. No. 6 Milbank Area (19-6), 6 p.m.; No. 2 S.F. Christian (26-4) vs. No. 7 Madison (22-8), 7:45 p.m.

Class B in Huron: No. 1 Northwestern (33-1) vs. No. 8 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (21-6), noon; No. 4 Parker (25-5) vs. No. 5 Harding County (29-3), 1:45 p.m.; No. 3 Chester Area (24-6) vs. No. 6 Lyman (24-8), 6 p.m.; No. 2 Sully Buttes (29-1) vs. No. 7 Platte-Geddes (18-12), 7:45 p.m.

Hanna Jellema keeps the play alive Saturday night as teammate Brooke Etrheim looks on. Brandon Valley's 2016 volleyball season came to a close, as Harrisburg won the third-place District 2AA match by a 3-1 margin to advance in the post-season.

Hanna Jellema keeps the play alive Saturday night as teammate Brooke Etrheim looks on. Brandon Valley’s 2016 volleyball season came to a close, as Harrisburg won the third-place District 2AA match by a 3-1 margin to advance in the post-season.

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