Area volleyball roundup: Hanson, Ethan to face off in championship
ALEXANDRIA -- The Hanson High School volleyball team advanced to Thursday's championship game in the Hanson volleyball tournament Tuesday, beating Marion 25-14, 25-20 in the semfinal.
Junior Kynedi Cheeseman led the team with nine kills and senior Katlyn Schroeder added eight in the victory. Hailey Doyle had four blocks and 21 assists, while Emily Brown recorded 11 assists. Hannah Marquardt picked up nine digs and Bridget Kayser added seven digs and three aces.
No stats were provided for Marion.
Hanson plays Ethan in the championship match at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria. Marion plays Freeman Academy in the third-place game at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria.
Ethan 2, Freeman Academy 1
ALEXANDRIA -- Senior Morgan Tuttle had nine kills, two blocks and a dig to lead the Ethan High School volleyball team over Freeman Academy 2-1 in a semifinal game Tuesday at the Hanson volleyball tournament in Alexandria. Set scores were not provided.
Kailey Feiner recorded 13 assists and a dig, while Ellie Hohn added seven assists, three digs and served five aces in the win.
No stats were provided for Freeman Academy.
Ethan plays Hanson in the championship match at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria. Freeman Academy plays Marion in the third-place game at 8:15 p.m. Thursday.
Hanson 2, Howard 0
ALEXANDRIA -- Hanson defeated Howard 25-11, 25-18 in a first-round match in the Hanson volleyball tournament Tuesday in Alexandria.
Kynedi Cheeseman had 11 kills and 11 digs for a double-double to lead Hanson.
Kelsey Dawson had two kills, six assists and served one ace for Howard.
Howard plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria.
Marion 2, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 1
ALEXANDRIA -- Marion beat Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 2-1 in an opening-round match at the Hanson volleyball tournament Tuesday in Alexandria. Marion won 25-17, 21-25, 25-23.
Devin Nelson had 11 kills, one block and one assist for Marion, while Kaitlyn Engbrecht added 11 assists, four kills, one dig and one ace.
Myah Selland had 14 digs, 10 kills, four blocks and one ace for a double-double to lead the Blackhawks.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket plays Howard at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria.
Freeman Academy 2, Menno 0
ALEXANDRIA -- Freeman Academy beat Menno 2-0 in a first-round match at the Hanson volleyball tournament Tuesday in Alexandria. No set scores were provided.
Abby Herrboldt had one kill, three assists and four digs, while Devon Bloch added two kills for Menno. Freeman Academy states were not provided.
Menno plays Andes Central at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria.
Ethan 2, Andes Central 0
ALEXANDRIA -- Ethan topped Andes Central 2-0 in an opening-round match at the Hanson volleyball tournament Tuesday in Alexandria. Ethan won 25-16, 25-11.
Darbi Gustafson had eight kills and five blocks for Ethan, and Kacey Bartscher added six kills and six digs.
Payton Johanneson had three kills, one block and four digs to lead Andes Central.
Andes Central plays Menno at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in Alexandria.