MENNO-After dropping the first two sets, Canistota outlasted Menno in a five-set marathon match on Tuesday. Set scores were 18-25, 20-25, 25-12, 25-12 and 15-12.
Canistota (17-4): Noelle Hofer put down 19 kills and added 13 digs. Hannah Parry had 32 assists, 14 digs and four aces. MiKenzie Kirby added eight kills, three blocks, 15 digs and four aces. Jordan Engbrecht had six digs, five kills and two blocks. Cassidy Keller posted 22 digs. Canistota hosts Howard on Thursday.
Menno (6-10): Tess Oplinger had 17 assists, 14 digs and four kills. Jaclyn Oplinger added 22 digs, 19 assists, three aces and three kills. Kiara Nusz had 13 kills, eight digs and four blocks. Eisley Sayler added 18 digs, seven kills, two blocks and two assists. Hailey Handel recorded 20 digs and six kills. Morgan Edelman had 30 digs and five kills. The Wolves play Gayville-Volin on Thursday in Gayville.
Burke 3, Avon 1
AVON-Burke won its 13th straight match with a four-set victory over Avon in Great Plains Conference action on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-22, 25-19, 29-27 and 25-17.
Burke (18-5): Taylee Indahl powered Burke with 23 kills and five aces. Lahna Matucha finished with 19 kills and 25 digs. Bobbi Jo Wischmann had 19 digs and 30 assists. Lainee Schonebaum had 16 digs. Brecken Bartling had two blocks and Sally Hakin had one block. Haley Benter finished with 18 assists. Burke hosts Corsica-Stickney on Thursday.
Avon (13-7): Madisyn Cameron had 21 digs, 18 assists and three aces. Natalie Zacharias had six kills and two aces. Lauren Sees finished with 16 digs and 5 blocks. KaCee Zacharias had 18 digs and four kills. Avon hosts Bridgewater-Emery on Thursday.
Freeman 3, Bon Homme 0
FREEMAN-Bon Homme played Freeman tough for the first couple of sets, but the Flyers still managed to sweep the Cavaliers on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-23, 25-23 and 25-13.
Freeman (17-6): Jaimie Glanzer and Rijjy Peterson recorded 33 and 22 digs, respectively, for the Flyers. Peterson also added seven assists and three kills, while Josie Fuhrmann recorded 18 assists and 13 digs in the win. Emily Miller finished with 11 kills and six blocks. Freeman hosts Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Oct. 9.
Bon Homme (3-17): Emily Cap had a team-high 18 digs, while Johanna Jelsma recorded a team-best 14 assists for the Cavaliers. Abby Crites and Jelsma both served an ace in the loss. The Cavaliers host Scotland on Oct. 9 in Tyndall.
Bridgewater-Emery 3, Freeman Academy/Marion 1
EMERY-After dropping the first set on Tuesday, Bridgewater-Emery bounced back to beat Freeman Academy/Marion in four sets. Set scores were 18-25, 25-7, 25-19 and 25-15.
Bridgewater-Emery (11-5): Joslyn Schrank and Sophia Potter both served three aces for the Huskies, while Sydney Hoffman had nine kills, two aces and two blocks. Schrank led the team with 21 digs and Potter added 14 assists. Katelyn Kotas recorded 13 digs and five kills in the win. The Huskies play at Avon on Thursday.
Freeman Academy/Marion (4-12): Emily Heeg and Odalite Pankratz both had three aces for the Bearcats. Heeg chipped in with 19 digs and four kills, while Pankratz tallied 11 digs and eight kills. Mayson Preheim led the Bearcats with 22 digs. The Bearcats play Viborg-Hurley on Oct. 9 in Hurley.
Kimball/White Lake 3, Chamberlain 0
CHAMBERLAIN-Kimball/White Lake scored its four win in a row on Tuesday, downing Chamberlain in three sets, 25-16, 25-19 and 25-19.
Kimball/White Lake (13-6): Heather Munsen led the squad with 25 assists and two aces, followed by Kennedy Leiferman's 12 kills, four aces and two blocks. Dani Deffenbaugh added eight kills and two blocks and Darby Deffenbaugh came up with 20 digs. The WiLdKats host Parkston Thursday in White Lake.
Chamberlain (6-11): Heather Anderson posted eight kills and three blocks and Makenzy Mutziger had six assists and three aces, while Avany Long also had 12 digs. The Cubs play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in Plankinton.
Ethan 3, Wessington Springs 0
WESSINGTON SPRINGS-Class B No. 4 Ethan reached the 20-win plateau on the season thanks to a three-set victory on the road against Wessington Springs, 26-24, 25-9 and 25-10.
Ethan (20-3): Karly Gustafson posted 11 kills and five blocks, while Jessica Bartscher handed out 18 assists and five aces in the win. Jada Plastow also recorded 11 kills and Maddie Miiller added 19 digs. The Rustlers play Class B No. 2 Warner on Saturday at the Chester Challenge.
Wessington Springs (9-8): Chasity Vissia had 10 assists and Makayla Dornbusch added six kills in defeat. Sierra Burg also had 11 digs and two aces. The Spartans host Highmore-Harrold on Thursday.
Hanson 3, Centerville 0
CENTERVILLE-Hanson paid a visit to Centerville on Tuesday night and snapped a four-match losing streak with a convincing three-set win, 25-10, 25-12 and 25-14.
Hanson (8-12): Jacy Waldera dished out 20 assists, to go along with five digs and four aces in the win, while Ellie Tuschen pitched in five kills and six aces and Megan Guericke added 17 digs and four aces. Brianna Weber also had seven kills and Hanna Robinson had eight digs.The Beavers host Mitchell Christian on Thursday in Alexandria.
Centerville (0-14): Haley Meyer led the Tornadoes with eight digs and three kills and Ellie Hunter also had three kills and three digs in defeat. Centerville hosts Scotland on Thursday.
McCook Central/Montrose 3, Howard 0
SALEM-Class A No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose never let Howard score 15 points in a set en route to a straight-set win on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-13, 25-14 and 25-11.
McCook Central/Montrose (16-3): Cassy Knudsen served six aces for the Fighting Cougars. Jacy Pulse recorded a team-high 10 kills and Emily Bies led the team with 23 assists. McKenna Kranz had a team-best 15 digs in the win, while Aleah Ries served three aces. MCM hosts West Central on Thursday in Montrose.
Howard (1-11): Aleya Kizer finished seven digs and two aces for the Tigers. Kyra Shumaker added five digs and Madison Kizer had five kills in the loss. The Tigers play at Canistota on Thursday.
Wagner 3, Scotland 0
SCOTLAND-Wagner won its sixth match in a row on Tuesday night, topping host Scotland in three sets, 25-13, 25-19 and 25-13.
Wagner (17-1): Faith Tyler led the Red Raiders with 11 kills and 21 digs, while Lizzie Tyler pitched in 14 assists, seven digs and two aces. Abby Brunsing also chipped in 11 kills and three aces, while Maesa Dvorak had eight kills and three aces. Wagner plays Deubrook Area on Saturday in the Chester Challenge.
Scotland (2-14): Kennedy Bietz had 21 digs and three kills and Delanie Van Driel had 16 digs and six kills in defeat. Kelsi Nooney also pitched in 16 digs and Rylee Conrad had 12. The Highlanders travel to Centerville on Thursday.
Miller 3, MVP 0
PLANKINTON-Class A No. 2 Miller won its 14th consecutive match on Tuesday night with a three-set road win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton, 25-18, 25-9 and 25-22.
Miller (18-2): Rachel Oligmueller dished out a match-high 42 assists, while VonnaGail Schlechter added 13 kills and 15 digs. Kayde Fernholz also had 14 kills and a black. The Rustlers play James Valley Christian on Thursday in Huron. Miller's junior varsity team also won, 2-0.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (7-11): Katlyn Briggs had 12 kills, while Regan Klooz added 12 assists and Shyla Tobin came up with 10 digs in defeat for MVP. Dacey Rihanek also had three blocks. The Titans host Chamberlain on Thursday in Plankinton.
SCW 3, SBA 1
MILLER-Sanborn Central/Woonsocket took down Sunshine Bible Academy on Tuesday night in four sets, 25-12, 24-26, 25-17 and 25-13.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (13-6): Tesa Jensen recorded a match-best 21 kills, while Madi Moody had a huge night with 31 assists, 27 digs and two aces. Mariah Jost also added nine kills in the win. The Blackhawks play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on the road on Thursday in Tripp.
Sunshine Bible Academy (1-15): Lindsey Wilken led the Crusaders with 14 kills and 19 digs. Dori Brockel led the team with 25 digs and Abby Haun doled out 15 assists. Sunshine Bible Academy hosts Iroquois on Thursday.
Platte-Geddes 3, Parkston 0
PLATTE-Platte-Geddes toppled Parkston on Tuesday in Southeast South Dakota Conference action, 25-21, 27-25 and 25-17.
Platte-Geddes (8-10): Courtney Neuman stuffed the stat sheet with 32 assists, 10 digs, three kills and two aces. Meanwhile, Sawyer Naasz had 14 kills, five digs and four aces and Tori Weins chipped in 14 kills, three digs and two aces. Regan Hoffman also had 12 digs and three aces. The Black Panthers host Gregory on Thursday in Platte.
Parkston (8-14): Izzy Hohn had a strong night in defeat, posting 18 assists and 13 digs, while Amber Albrecht had eight kills, 16 digs and a block. Maggie Baumgart also had 10 kills and four blocks and Brenna Walz chipped in six kills and six digs. The Trojans face Kimball/White Lake on Thursday in White Lake.
Winner 3, Gregory 0
GREGORY-Class A No. 3 Winner swept Gregory on Tuesday in a prep volleyball match. Set scores were 25-10, 25-9 and 25-7.
Winner (16-1): Morgan Hammerbeck had nine kills, 10 digs, two aces and 1 1/2 blocks in the win. Kalla Bertram recorded six kills, while Ellie Brozik finished with four aces. Mackenzie Levi had 20 assists and Maggie LaCompte posted 17 digs. The Warriors play at White River on Thursday.
Gregory (11-7): Brooklyn VanDerWerff had six assists, while Sydney Svatos notched five kills and eight digs. Megan Warnke recorded two aces. Gregory plays Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Platte.