Area volleyball roundup: Warriors cruise past Cubs
CHAMBERLAIN—Class A No. 3 Winner won its 10th consecutive match on Tuesday with a straight set win over Chamberlain, 25-15, 25-16 and 25-20.
Winner (19-1): Ellie Brozik and Maggie LaCompte both served four aces for the Warriors, while Brozik also added four kills. Morgan Hammerbeck led the team with 14 kills and nine digs. Addy Root recorded a team-high 22 assists. The Warriors host Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Monday.
Chamberlain (6-13): Makenzy Mutziger and Maggy Pickner both served two aces for the Cubs. Hannah Anderson recorded team-highs of eight kills and four blocks. Makenzie Sorensen finished with 12 assists and Avany Long added 11 digs. The Cubs play Platte-Geddes in Platte on Thursday.
Corsica-Stickney 3, Mitchell Christian 1
STICKNEY—Corsica-Stickney won the first two sets of Tuesday night's match against Mitchell Christian en route to a four-set win, 25-20, 25-12, 21-25 and 25-18.
Corsica-Stickney (8-10): Raven Barse had 17 digs, nine kills and four blocks in the win, while Kassidy Clark had 14 assists, three digs and two aces. Bridget Burke also pitched in 13 digs, three aces and two blocks and Paige Wright added six kills and three blocks. The Jaguars play Menno in the Andes Central/Dakota Christian tournament in New Holland on Saturday.
Mitchell Christian (3-15): Erica Thompson registered 13 digs, nine assists and six kills and Anna Cooper had seven kills and two aces to lead Mitchell Christian. Sarah Morris also added 12 digs and Keely O'Neill had eight. The Golden Eagles travels to Menno on Thursday.
Wagner 3, Parkston 0
WAGNER—Wagner won its 20th match of the season on Tuesday as it took down Parkston in straight sets. Set scores were 25-9, 25-15 and 25-7.
Wagner (20-3): Abby Brunsing paved the way for the Red Raiders, recording 11 digs and 10 kills, while Kirstyn Roth added 11 digs. Faith Tyler served two aces to go along with two kills. Lizzie Tyler finished with 14 aces and Emilea Cimpl added 10 in the win. The Red Raiders play Andes Central/Dakota Christian in Lake Andes on Thursday.
Parkston (8-16): Amber Albrecht had eight digs and five kills for the Trojans. Izzy Hohn tallied 10 assists. The Trojans host Parker on Thursday.
Wessington Springs 3, Sunshine Bible Academy 0
MILLER—Wessington Springs went on the road Tuesday night and swept Sunshine Bible Academy in three sets, 25-19, 25-18 and 25-11.
Wessington Springs (11-8): Chasity Vissia dished out 21 assists, with Trinity Flowers and Grace Gran picking up eight and seven kills, respectively. Makayla Dornbusch and Sierra Burgg came up with eight digs apiece. The Spartans play Wolsey-Wessington in Wolsey on Thursday.
Sunshine Bible Academy (2-16): Lindsey Wilken had nine kills and 18 digs in defeat, while Abby Haun had 10 assists. Victoria Paul and Dori Brockel each had 12 digs. The Crusaders play James Valley Christian in Huron on Thursday.
Ethan 3, Howard 0
ETHAN—Class B No. 4 Ethan cruised to a straight-set home win over Howard on Tuesday in Cornbelt Conference play. Set scores were 25-12, 25-15 and 25-11.
Ethan (21-4): Jada Plastow had 15 kills and 12 digs for the Rustlers, while Karly Gustafson served seven aces to go along with eight kills. Maddie Miiller finished with 13 digs in the win. Jessica Bartscher had 31 assists. The Rustlers host Hanson on Thursday.
Howard (2-13): Emma Rudebusch recorded five kills and five assists for the Tigers, Kyra Shumaker added seven digs and Kate Connor tallied two blocks in the loss. The Tigers host Baltic on Oct. 16.
MCM 3, Garretson 0
MONTROSE—Class A No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose won its ninth consecutive match on Tuesday, defeating Garretson, 25-9, 25-12 and 25-12.
McCook Central/Montrose (19-3): Emily Bies had 16 assists and served up eight aces in a winning effort. Abigail Van Ruler had seven kills and four blocks, while Morgan Erikson added five kills, five digs and three blocks and Aleah Ries chipped in seven digs, five kills and an ace. The Fighting Cougars play Tea Area in Salem on Oct. 16.
Garretson (4-16): Peyton Hove led the way with 11 assists and nine digs. Lauren Heesch also had four kills, three blocks, two digs, an ace and an assist, while Jaelyn Benson had 16 digs. The Dragons host Tea Area on Thursday.
Burke 3, AC/DC 0
BURKE—Burke won its 16th match in a row on Tuesday in a three-set affair against Great Plains Conference foe Andes Central/Dakota Christian, 25-19, 25-11 and 25-13.
Burke (21-5): Lahna Matucha had a big night, posting 17 digs, 10 kills and seven aces in the win. Taylee Indahl also had 12 kills and 14 digs, while Bobbi Jo Wischmann had 19 assists and four aces. The Cougars host Gregory on Thursday.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (13-7): Brianna Deurmier had 14 assists and 16 digs and Mackenzie Muckey added 14 digs and four kills, while Isabel Pheifer pitched in five kills and 12 digs. The Thunder play Wagner in Lake Andes on Thursday.
Hanson 3, Menno 0
ALEXANDRIA—Menno played tough in the final two sets, but Hanson still escaped with a straight sets win on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-15, 25-23 and 25-21.
Hanson (10-12): Ellie Tuschen had 18 kills, 11 digs and an ace for the Beavers, while Brianna Weber served two aces. Jacy Waldera dished out 29 assists and 10 digs. Megan Guericke had a team-high 18 digs in the win. The Beavers travel to Ethan on Thursday.
Menno (6-12): Jaedyn Oplinger had 16 digs and 11 assists for the Wolves, with Morgan Edelman chipping in with 13 digs and three kills. Hailey Handel added 14 digs and six kills. Tess Oplinger finished with 10 assists, nine digs and two aces. The Wolves host Mitchell Christian on Thursday.
Freeman 3, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 0
FREEMAN—Freeman cruised to a straight set win over Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-22, 25-6 and 25-15.
Freeman (18-6): Dayna Roth, Caitlyn Gronewold and Jaimie Glanzer all had 13 digs for the Flyers, with Rijjy Peterson served three aces to go along with 11 digs. Emily Miller added eight kills in the win, while Roth, Gronewold and Josie Fuhrmann also served two aces. Fuhrmann also had 15 assists and 10 digs. The Flyers play Hanson in Alexandria on Oct. 16.
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland (2-15): Khloe Tieman stuffed the stat sheet with nine assists, four digs and two aces. Rylie Aschmeller finished with eight digs. The Raiders play in the Castlewood tournament on Saturday.
Bridgewater-Emery 3, Colman-Egan 1
COLMAN—Bridgewater-Emery dropped the third set on Tuesday but was able to bounce back to beat Colman-Egan in four sets. Set scores were 25-19, 25-13, 23-25 and 25-18.
Bridgewater-Emery (12-6): Sophia Potter led the Huskies with 15 assists, while Sydney Hoffman recorded 10 kills. Haley Schulz finished with nine kills and two blocks, with Joslyn Schrank recording a team-best 19 digs. The Huskies play Gayville-Volin in Emery on Thursday.
Colman-Egan (10-9): Jordan Wittrock paved the way for the Hawks, finishing with 13 assists and two aces. Braiden Westley added 38 assists and two aces in the loss. The Hawks play Elkton-Lake Benton in Colman on Thursday.
SCW 3, James Valley Christian 0
FORESTBURG—Sanborn Central/Woonsocket scored a three-set win over James Valley Christian on Tuesday, 25-16, 25-22 and 25-18.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (15-6): Madi Moody handed out 18 assists and came up with 18 digs, while Kaylee White pitched in nine assists and 13 digs in the win. Shannon Lihn and Erica Howard each tallied eight kills, while Tesa Jensen added seven. The Blackhawks play Kimball/White Lake in White Lake on Thursday.
James Valley Christian (9-10): Angelina Zuccaro had 10 kills, while Rebekah Williams had 20 assists and two aces. Julia Blom and Kerstyn Fast each had five kills. The Vikings play Sunshine Bible Academy in Huron on Thursday.
Gregory 3, Colome 0
GREGORY—Gregory earned a home win over Colome on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-11, 25-23 and 25-11.
Gregory (12-8): Jessy Jo VanDerWerff served four aces for the Gorillas, with Brooklyn VanDerWerff recording 12 assists. Addy Nelson added eight kills, while Syndey Svatos tallied 12 assists and 11 digs. The Gorillas travel to Burke on Thursday.
Colome (6-15): Makayla Shippy led Colome with 10 assists and an ace, while Kaydee Heath finished with team highs of six kills, five digs and three blocks. The Cowgirls host White River on Thursday.